Petrarca Family History

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Petrarca Name Meaning

Italian: probably a variant of Petracca, influenced by arca ‘bow’.

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


Similar surnames: Petricca, Petrecca, Petracca, Perata, Patriarca, Petralia, Prada

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Petrarca Family Origin

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Petrarca Family Occupations

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Petrarca Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Petrarca Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Petrarca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Petrarca in 1945 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

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