Petersohn Family History

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Petersohn Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Peter.

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

Similar surnames: Peterson, Petersen, Peerson, Person, Peters, Pierson, Peterlin

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Petersohn Family Origin

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Petersohn Family Occupations

What did your Petersohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Petersohn. 38% of Petersohn men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Tool Maker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework

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

Petersohn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 853 census records available for the last name Petersohn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petersohn 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 461 immigration records available for the last name Petersohn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 450 military records available for the last name Petersohn. For the veterans among your Petersohn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petersohn Life Expectancy

What is the average Petersohn lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Petersohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Petersohn in 1961 was 58, and 90 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petersohn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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