Petkus Family History

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Petkus Name Meaning

Lithuanian: derivative of the personal name Petjko, of Slavic origin; compare Russian Petr (see Peter).

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


Similar surnames: Petrus, Petras, Petros, Petko, Lutkus, Petru, Butkus, Pikus, Vitkus

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Petkus Family Origin

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Petkus Family Occupations

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Petkus Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Petkus Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Petkus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Petkus in 1959 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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