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Petralia Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): habitational name from Petralia Soprana or Petralia Sottana in Palermo. Greek (Petralias): topographic name from petra leia ‘smooth stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Petraglia, Peralta, Petrella, Petras, Petrelli, Perala, Petracca

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Petralia Family Origin

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Petralia Family Occupations

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Petralia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Petralia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petralia 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 Petralia. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Petralia. For the veterans among your Petralia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petralia Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Petralia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Petralia in 1963 was 79, and 85 in 2004.

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