Patera Family History

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Patera Name Meaning

Czech: nickname for the illegitimate son of a priest, or for someone thought to resemble a priest, from Czech pater ‘priest’, from Latin pater ‘father’. Greek: from the medieval and modern Greek vocabulary word patera(s) ‘father’, ancient Greek pater.

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

Similar surnames: Pater, Pitera, Cater, Water, Mateja, Patella, Madera, Prater, Vater

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Patera Family Origin

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Patera Family Occupations

What did your Patera ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Patera family was Works Lumber Yard. Farmer and Saloon Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Patera. The most common Patera occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Patera's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Works Lumber Yard


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

Patera Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Patera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Patera 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 676 immigration records available for the last name Patera. 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 539 military records available for the last name Patera. For the veterans among your Patera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Patera Life Expectancy

What is the average Patera lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2003, in the United States, Patera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Patera in 1949 was 61, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Patera

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