Petti Family History

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Petti Name Meaning

Italian: shortened form of Filippetti, Jacopetti, etc., patronymics from pet names formed with the suffix -petto.

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


Similar surnames: Pett, Petta, Petro, Betti, Hett, Netti, Petri, Matti, Pacetti, Patti

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Petti Family Origin

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Petti Family Occupations

What did your Petti ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Hardware Merchant and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Petti. The most common Petti occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Petti's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Petti family was Laundress.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Hardware Merchant

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laundress

    17%

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

Petti Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Petti Life Expectancy

What is the average Petti lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Petti life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Petti in 1950 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petti

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petti 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.

Famous Petti Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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