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Where is the Pettay family from?
You can see how Pettay families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pettay family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Pettay families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Pettay families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Pettay's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Pettay families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pettay surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Attendant and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pettay. 20% of Pettay men worked as an Attendant and 50% of Pettay women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pettay were Laborer and Waitress. .