Petrick Family History

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Petrick Name Meaning

Germanized form of Czech Petrík (see Petrik) or of a related pet form of Peter in some other Slavic language. Variant of Irish, Scottish, and English Patrick.

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

Similar surnames: Petrik, Patrick, Pedrick, Petrie, Herrick, Petrich, Henrick, Hetrick

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Petrick Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Petrick name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Petrick. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Baltic States


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Petrick Family Origin

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Petrick Family Occupations

What did your Petrick ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Jeweler

  • Laborer

  • Baker


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

Petrick Historical Records

What Petrick family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Petrick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petrick 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 Petrick. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Petrick. For the veterans among your Petrick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petrick Life Expectancy

What is the average Petrick lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Petrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Petrick in 1945 was 26, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petrick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petrick 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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