Petros Family History

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Petros Name Meaning

Ethiopian: from the personal name Petros (see Peter). Greek: reduced form of Petropoulos or some other derivative of Petros, Greek form of Peter.

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


Similar surnames: Petro, Petrus, Petrov, Petrou, Petras, Perris, Petre, Perrot, Pero

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Petros Family Origin

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Petros Family Occupations

What did your Petros ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Petros. 18% of Petros men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Petros women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Petros were Clerk and At Home

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Cook
    13%
  • Proprietor
    10%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    24%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • None
    8%
  • At Home
    8%

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

Petros Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Petros. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petros 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Petros. 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 Petros. For the veterans among your Petros ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petros Life Expectancy

What is the average Petros lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Petros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Petros in 1945 was 49, and 64 in 2004.

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