Petrea Family History

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Petrea Name Meaning

Romanian: from Petrea, Romanian form of the personal name Peter.

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

Similar surnames: Petre, Petrik, Perel, Petrov, Petro, Petrella, Petros, Petru, Petrus

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Petrea Family Origin

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Petrea Family Occupations

What did your Petrea ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Petrea. 24% of Petrea men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Petrea women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Petrea were Weaver and Hemmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Weaver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
  • Inspector
  • Spinner
  • Hemmer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Petrea Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Petrea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petrea 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 84 immigration records available for the last name Petrea. 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 408 military records available for the last name Petrea. For the veterans among your Petrea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petrea Life Expectancy

What is the average Petrea lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Petrea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Petrea in 1962 was 75, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petrea

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petrea 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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