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Petrakis Name Meaning

Greek: patronymic from the personal name Petros (see Peter). The -akis patronymic is particularly common in Crete, where it was adopted massively in the 19th century.

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


Similar surnames: Xenakis, Petrides, Petras, Petraitis, Perris, Petros, Petri, Petracca

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Petrakis Family Occupations

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Petrakis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Petrakis in 1952 was 62, and 78 in 2004.

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