Petrov Family History
Petrov Name Meaning
Russian Bulgarian Macedonian Serbian Croatian and Slovak (eastern Slovakia): patronymic from the personal names Pyotr (Russian) Petr (Bulgarian) Petar (Macedonian Serbian and Croatian) or Peter (Slovak). In some cases it may also be an American shortened form of patronymics and derivatives like Croatian and Serbian Petrović Slovenian and Slovak Petrovič (see Petrovic ). Compare Petroff and Petrow .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press