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Paretti Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of a short form of the personal name Gasparetto a pet form of Gaspare (see Casper ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Papetti, Pacetti, Peretti, Poletti, Perretti, Marietti, Pieretti

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Where is the Paretti family from?

You can see how Paretti families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Paretti family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Paretti families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Paretti families living in Missouri. This was about 63% of all the recorded Paretti's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Paretti families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Paretti surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Paretti ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Telephone Oper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Paretti. 63% of Paretti men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Paretti women worked as a Telephone Oper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Paretti were Labor and Packer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    63%
  • Policeman
    13%
  • Packer
    13%
  • Labor
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Telephone Oper
    20%
  • Operator
    20%
  • Perforator
    20%
  • Packer
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Paretti. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paretti census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 264 immigration records available for the last name Paretti. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 135 military records available for the last name Paretti. For the veterans among your Paretti ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Paretti lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Paretti life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Paretti in 1957 was 42, and 69 in 2004.

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