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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

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  • Journalier

    40%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Cultivateur

    10%
  • Rentier

    7%

In 1881, the most common Petrin occupation in Canada was Journalier. 40% of Petrin's were Journaliers. Journalier, Farmer and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Petrin. A less common occupation for the Petrin family was Rentier.

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Petrin Historical Records

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Petrin Life Expectancy

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