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Petrak Name Meaning

Czech (Petrák): derivative of the personal name Peter.

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


Similar surnames: Petras, Petak, Petrik, Petre, Petro, Petrash, Petr, Petru, Petranek

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Petrak Family Origin

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Petrak Family Occupations

What did your Petrak ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Petrak occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 20% of Petrak's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Petrak family was Farmer. Blacksmith, Cigar Maker and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Petrak.

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  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Cigar Maker

    20%
  • Day Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%

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

Petrak Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Petrak Life Expectancy

What is the average Petrak lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Petrak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Petrak in 1945 was 69, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petrak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petrak 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.

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