Petri Name Meaning

German and Dutch: Latinized patronymic from Peter. Hungarian: habitational name for someone from any of several places so named. Italian: patronymic from the personal names Petro or Pietro.

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


Similar surnames: Petro, Pietri, Peri, Petry, Petrin, Petric, Petre, Petrik, Pero, Petr

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Petri Family Origin

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Petri Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Baker

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Petri family was Baker. The most common Petri occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Petri's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Petri.

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Petri Historical Records

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Petri Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Petri life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Petri in 1944 was 29, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petri

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