Petro Name Meaning

Italian: from a dialect form of the personal name Pietro (from Latin Petrus). Greek: shortened form of Petropoulos or some other derivative of Petros, Greek form of Peter. Dutch: variant of Petrus. Hungarian (Petro): from a pet form of the personal name Péter (see Peter).

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


Similar surnames: Pero, Petros, Petre, Peto, Petri, Petko, Perro, Petrov, Pietro

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Petro Family Origin

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Petro Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Teamster

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Petro. The most common Petro occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Petro's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Petro family was Teamster.

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Petro Historical Records

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Petro Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Petro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Petro in 1942 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petro

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