Parten Family History

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Parten Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): from the personal name Part(h)en, ultimately derived from Greek Parthenios, from parthenos ‘virginal’, ‘pure’, ‘undefiled’. This was a name borne by two martyrs of the early Christian Church. Variant of English Parton.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Parton, Porten, Harten, Patten, Partin, Garten, Paster, Barton

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Parten Family Origin

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Parten Family Occupations

What did your Parten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parten. The most common Parten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Parten's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Parten family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Parten ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Parten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Parten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parten census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 374 immigration records available for the last name Parten. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Parten. For the veterans among your Parten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Parten Life Expectancy

What is the average Parten lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Parten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Parten in 1943 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Parten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Parten ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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