Petru Name Meaning

Czech (Petru) and Rumanian: from a Czech and Rumanian form of the personal name Peter.

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


Similar surnames: Petre, Petro, Petrus, Petr, Petrou, Peru, Petri, Petros, Petrea

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Petru Family Origin

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Petru Family Occupations

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  • Farmer & Fisherman

    50%
  • Servant

    50%

In 1881, Farmer & Fisherman and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Petru. The most common Petru occupation in Canada was Farmer & Fisherman. 50% of Petru's were Farmer & Fishermans.

Source: Census data for Petru | Data not to scale

Petru Historical Records

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Petru Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2003, Petru life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Petru in 1957 was 37, and 83 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petru

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