Pettijohn Family History

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Pettijohn Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Petitjean. English: variant spelling of Pettyjohn.

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


Similar surnames: Pettyjohn, Setton, Peterson, St. John, Dejohn, Pettitt, Pettit

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Pettijohn Family Origin

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Pettijohn Family Occupations

What did your Pettijohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Physician and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pettijohn. The most common Pettijohn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Pettijohn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pettijohn family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Physician

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Pettijohn Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Pettijohn ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Pettijohn Life Expectancy

What is the average Pettijohn lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, Pettijohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Pettijohn in 1958 was 61, and 76 in 2004.

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