Petrillo Family History

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Petrillo Name Meaning

Italian: from Petrillo, a pet form of the personal name P(i)etro, Italian equivalent of Peter.

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

Similar surnames: Petriello, Perillo, Petrilla, Petrino, Petrelli, Petrella, Petrizzo

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Petrillo Family Origin

Where is the Petrillo family from?

Petrillo Family Occupations

What did your Petrillo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Petrillo occupation in the USA was Operatic Agt.. 100% of Petrillo's were Operatic Agt.s.

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  • Operatic Agt.


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

Petrillo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Petrillo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petrillo 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Petrillo. 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 Petrillo. For the veterans among your Petrillo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petrillo Life Expectancy

What is the average Petrillo lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Petrillo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Petrillo in 1944 was 26, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petrillo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petrillo 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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