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Petryk Family History

Petryk Surname Meaning

Ukrainian and Rusyn: from a pet form of the personal name Petro an equivalent of Peter . Compare Petrik 2 Petrick 1 and Patrick 5.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Petrik, Petry, Petrak, Petek, Perry, Petre, Petrov, Petro, Petrus

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Where is the Petryk family from?

You can see how Petryk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Petryk family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Petryk families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 11 Petryk families living in Manitoba. This was about 42% of all the recorded Petryk's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Petryk families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Petryk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Petryk ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Petryk. 72% of Petryk men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Petryk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petryk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 857 immigration records available for the last name Petryk. 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 Cards

There are 160 military records available for the last name Petryk. For the veterans among your Petryk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Petryk lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Petryk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Petryk in 1963 was 71, and 81 in 2004.

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