Petefish Family History

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Petefish Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of North German Bütefisch, an occupational name for a fish seller, from Middle Low German buten ‘to exchange, barter, or distribute’, but also ‘to take as booty’, so that in some cases it may have been a derogatory nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Peters, Teich, Beamish, Detering, Petrash, Preiss, Petch, Pentecost

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Petefish Family Origin

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Petefish Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeps House

    15%
  • Banker

    8%
  • Cooper

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Petefish family was Cooper. Farmer, Keeps House and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Petefish. The most common Petefish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Petefish's were Farmers.

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Petefish Historical Records

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Petefish Life Expectancy

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