Petranek Family History

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Petranek Name Meaning

Czech (Petránek): from a pet form of the personal name Petr (see Peter).

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


Similar surnames: Petrasek, Petrik, Pechacek, Petak, Petrak, Petrino, Petrash, Juranek

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Petranek Family Origin

Where is the Petranek family from?

Petranek Family Occupations

What did your Petranek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Petranek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Petranek's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Petranek family was Works For Rr. Farmer, Segar Maker and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Petranek.

View Census data for Petranek | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    20%
  • Segar Maker

    20%
  • Tailor

    20%
  • Works For Rr

    20%

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

Petranek Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Petranek Life Expectancy

What is the average Petranek lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Petranek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Petranek in 1952 was 44, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petranek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petranek 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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