Petitjean Family History

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Petitjean Name Meaning

French: from a compound of Old French petit ‘small’ + the personal name Jean (see John), hence a nickname for a small man called Jean (or an ironic nickname for a large man), or a distinguishing epithet for the younger of two bearers of the same name.

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


Similar surnames: Petit, Pettyjohn, Petito, Dejean, Titman, Pittman, Eitzen, Prejean

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Petitjean Family Origin

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Petitjean Family Occupations

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  • Black Smith

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Tailor

    20%

In 1880, Black Smith, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Petitjean. The most common Petitjean occupation in the USA was Black Smith. 20% of Petitjean's were Black Smiths. A less common occupation for the Petitjean family was Tailor.

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Petitjean Historical Records

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Petitjean Life Expectancy

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