Petre Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Peter. Swedish (Petré): shortened form of Petrejus or Petraeus, Latinized patronymics from the personal name Per, Pär (see Peter). Slovenian: derivative of the personal name Peter. French (Pêtre): metonymic occupational name for an apothecary or grocer, from Old French pistel, pestel ‘pestle’.

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

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Petre Family Origin

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Petre Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Petre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Petre's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Petre. A less common occupation for the Petre family was Carpenter.

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Petre Historical Records

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Petre Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Petre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Petre in 1952 was 47, and 44 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petre

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