Petoskey Family History

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Petoskey Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of a Slavic derivative of Peter.

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


Similar surnames: Poskey, Potosky, Perkey, Proske, Petzke, Pelkey, Metsker, Petroske

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Petoskey Family Origin

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Petoskey Family Occupations

What did your Petoskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Petoskey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Petoskey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Petoskey family was Farmer & Laborer On Farm. Farmer, Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Petoskey.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Works On Farm

    22%
  • Farmer & Laborer On Farm

    11%

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Petoskey Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Petoskey ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Petoskey Life Expectancy

What is the average Petoskey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, Petoskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Petoskey in 1963 was 76, and 86 in 2004.

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