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Petrov Name Meaning

Russian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, and Croatian: patronymic from the personal names Pyotr (Russian), Petr (Bulgarian) and Petar (Macedonian, Serbian, and Croatian) (see Peter). It may also be a reduced form of Slovenian Petrovic, patronymic from the personal name Peter.

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


Similar surnames: Petros, Petrovic, Petro, Petric, Petrou, Petre, Petri, Petrik, Petrus

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Petrov Family Origin

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Petrov Family Occupations

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Petrov Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Petrov. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petrov 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 Petrov. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Petrov. For the veterans among your Petrov ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petrov Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Petrov life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Petrov in 1960 was 49, and 65 in 2004.

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