Petros Family History

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Petros Name Meaning

Ethiopian: from the personal name Petros (see Peter). Greek: reduced form of Petropoulos or some other derivative of Petros, Greek form of Peter.

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


Similar surnames: Petro, Petrus, Petrov, Petrou, Petras, Perris, Petre, Perrot, Pero

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Petros Family Origin

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Petros Family Occupations

What did your Petros ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Petros occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Petros's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    100%

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Petros Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Petros. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petros 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Petros. 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 Petros. For the veterans among your Petros ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petros Life Expectancy

What is the average Petros lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Petros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Petros in 1945 was 49, and 64 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petros 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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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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