Petruska Family History

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Petruska Name Meaning

Czech (Petruška): from a pet form of the personal name Petr (see Peter). Czech (Petruška): nickname from Czech dialect petruška ‘parsley’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) (Petrushka): ornamental name from eastern Slavic petrushka ‘parsley’.

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


Similar surnames: Pietruszka, Petrus, Petrowski, Pietrucha, Petrash, Petrina, Maruska

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Petruska Family Origin

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Petruska Family Occupations

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Petruska Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Petruska Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Petruska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Petruska in 1951 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

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