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Petrelli Name Meaning

Italian:: patronymic or plural form of Petrello . This is also common as a surname in the Greek islands of the Aegean. from a pluralized form of the habitational name Petrella .

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


Similar surnames: Petrella, Perrelli, Perelli, Petrillo, Perrell, Petriello, Petrilli

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Where is the Petrelli family from?

You can see how Petrelli families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Petrelli family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Petrelli families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Petrelli families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Petrelli's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Petrelli families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Petrelli surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Petrelli ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Petrelli. 36% of Petrelli men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Petrelli women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Petrelli were Tool Maker and New Worker. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Miner
    10%
  • Baker
    8%
  • Tool Maker
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    25%
  • Finisher
    25%
  • Operator
    17%
  • New Worker
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Petrelli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petrelli census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Petrelli. 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 Cards

There are 506 military records available for the last name Petrelli. For the veterans among your Petrelli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Petrelli lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Petrelli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Petrelli in 1947 was 33, and 83 in 2004.

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