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Petrou Name Meaning

Greek: patronymic from the genitive case of the personal name Petros (see Peter). Genitive patronymics are particularly associated with Cyprus.

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


Similar surnames: Petro, Petros, Petrov, Petru, Gerou, Petras, Petric, Petrin, Petri

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Petrou Family Origin

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Petrou Family Occupations

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  • Works In Chair Shop

    100%

In 1880, the most common Petrou occupation in the USA was Works In Chair Shop. 100% of Petrou's were Works In Chair Shops.

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Petrou Historical Records

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Petrou Life Expectancy

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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