Petrin Family History

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Petrin Name Meaning

French: from petrin ‘kneading trough’. The idiom être dans le petrin means to be in a difficult situation. Slovenian: patronymic from the personal name Peter.

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

Similar surnames: Petrina, Petric, Petri, Perrin, Petrino, Perin, Petrik, Perron, Petre

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Petrin Family Origin

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Petrin Family Occupations

What did your Petrin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Cultivateur were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Petrin. 21% of Petrin men worked as a Cultivateur and 34% of Petrin women worked as a Cultivateur. Some less common occupations for Americans named Petrin were Fils Cultivateur and Labourer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Cult
  • Farmer
  • Fils Cultivateur

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Couturire
  • Laborer
  • Labourer

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

Petrin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Petrin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petrin 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 978 immigration records available for the last name Petrin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Petrin. For the veterans among your Petrin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petrin Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Petrin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Petrin in 1944 was 36, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petrin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petrin 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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