Petteys Family History

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Petteys Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Pettey.

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


Similar surnames: Pettys, Pettey, Petters, Setters, Peters, Fetters, Pettay, Pettett

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Petteys Family Origin

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Petteys Family Occupations

What did your Petteys ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Petteys. A less common occupation for the Petteys family was Gen. Store Mer.. The most common Petteys occupation in the USA was Farmer. 78% of Petteys's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    78%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Gen. Store Mer.

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Petteys ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Petteys Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Petteys. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petteys 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 Petteys. 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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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Petteys. For the veterans among your Petteys ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petteys Life Expectancy

What is the average Petteys lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Petteys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Petteys in 1963 was 68, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petteys

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petteys ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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