Petrov Family History
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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