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Petrina Family History

Petrina Name Meaning

Czech (Petřina) and Slovak: from a pet form of the personal name Peter (Czech Petr). Slovenian and Croatian: augmentative derivative of the personal name Peter (Croatian Petar).

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


Similar surnames: Petric, Petrino, Petrin, Petrik, Perrin, Petrie, Petri, Perrino

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Where is the Petrina family from?

You can see how Petrina families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Petrina family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Petrina families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Petrina families living in New York. This was about 22% of all the recorded Petrina's in USA. New York had the highest population of Petrina families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Petrina surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Petrina ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Petrina. 74% of Petrina men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Petrina women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Petrina were Farmer and Machine Oper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    74%
  • Painter
    14%
  • Farmer
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    50%
  • Machine Oper
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Petrina. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petrina census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 430 immigration records available for the last name Petrina. 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 Cards

There are 139 military records available for the last name Petrina. For the veterans among your Petrina ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Petrina lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Petrina life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Petrina in 1967 was 75, and 80 in 2004.

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