Petroff Family History

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Petroff Name Meaning

Russian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, and Croatian: alternative spelling of Petrov.

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

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Petroff Family Origin

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Petroff Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    40%
  • Carver

    20%
  • Cooper

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

In 1880, the most common Petroff occupation in the USA was Tailor. 40% of Petroff's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Petroff family was Laborer. Tailor, Carver and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Petroff.

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Petroff Historical Records

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Petroff Life Expectancy

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