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Petrosino Name Meaning

Italian: from petrosino ‘parsley’, a southern dialect variant of prezzemolo. The term had a figurative meaning, of an intrusive or meddling person, so this may have been a nickname for such an individual. Italian (Sicily): possibly a habitational name from Petrosino in Trapani.

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


Similar surnames: Petrino, Perrino, Persin, Petruska, Persico, Petronio, Persing

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Petrosino Family Origin

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Petrosino Family Occupations

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Petrosino Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Petrosino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Petrosino in 1958 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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