Petrich Family History

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Petrich Name Meaning

Slovenian (Petric); Croatian and Serbian (Petric): see Petric. East German: enlarged form of Peter.

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

Similar surnames: Petric, Perich, Petrovich, Petrick, Petrina, Petsch, Gerich, Perlich

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Petrich Family Origin

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Petrich Family Occupations

What did your Petrich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Petrich occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Petrich's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Petrich family was Telegraph Operator. Farmer and Longshoreman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Petrich.

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  • Farmer

  • Longshoreman

  • Telegraph Operator


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Petrich ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Petrich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Petrich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petrich 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Petrich. 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 Petrich. For the veterans among your Petrich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petrich Life Expectancy

What is the average Petrich lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Petrich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Petrich in 1952 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petrich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petrich ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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