Petric Family History

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Petric Name Meaning

Slovenian (Petric); Croatian and Serbian (Petric): patronymic from the personal name Peter (Slovenian) or Petar (Croatian and Serbian) (see Peter).

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


Similar surnames: Petrich, Petrov, Petrovic, Petrin, Petrina, Petri, Petrik, Petre

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Petric Family Origin

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Petric Family Occupations

What did your Petric ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Petric. 23% of Petric men worked as a Farmer and 39% of Petric women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Petric were Carpenter and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Foreman
    6%
  • Miner
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
    39%
  • School Teacher
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Nurse
    8%

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

Petric Historical Records

What Petric family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Petric. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petric 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Petric. 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 510 military records available for the last name Petric. For the veterans among your Petric ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petric Life Expectancy

What is the average Petric lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Petric life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Petric in 1951 was 57, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petric

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petric 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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