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Petrella Name Meaning

Italian: from a pet form of the personal name P(i)etro, an Italian form of Peter, or a habitational name from any of various places called Petrella, as for example Petrella Salto (Rieti, Lazio) and Petrella Tifernina (Campobasso, Molise).

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


Similar surnames: Petrelli, Perella, Perrella, Petrilla, Petrillo, Petriello, Perrell

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Petrella Family Origin

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Petrella Family Occupations

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Petrella Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Petrella. 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 Petrella. For the veterans among your Petrella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petrella Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Petrella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Petrella in 1953 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

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