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Petras Name Meaning

Czech (also Petraš) and Slovak (Petráš): derivative of the personal name Petr (see Peter). Greek: occupational name for a quarryman, from petra ‘stone’, ‘rock’ + the occupational suffix -as.

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


Similar surnames: Petrash, Petros, Petrak, Petrus, Petre, Perras, Petak, Pietras

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Petras Family Origin

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Petras Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Petras occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 100% of Petras's were Blacksmiths.

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Petras Life Expectancy

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