Petersheim Family History

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Petersheim Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so called.

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


Similar surnames: Nettesheim, Sermersheim, Wehrheim, Wertheim, Hertenstein, Preheim

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Petersheim Family Origin

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Petersheim Family Occupations

What did your Petersheim ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Petersheim occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Petersheim's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Petersheim. A less common occupation for the Petersheim family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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

Petersheim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Petersheim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petersheim 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Petersheim. 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 Petersheim. For the veterans among your Petersheim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petersheim Life Expectancy

What is the average Petersheim lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Petersheim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Petersheim in 1965 was 75, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petersheim

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petersheim 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.

Famous Petersheim Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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