Petillo Family History

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Petillo Name Meaning

Italian: possibly from a derivative of an old Germanic personal name (Peto, Beto, Bedo, perhaps).

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


Similar surnames: Perillo, Petrillo, Cutillo, Pucillo, Zerillo, Petrilla, Petriello

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Petillo Family Origin

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Petillo Family Occupations

What did your Petillo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Petillo. 28% of Petillo men worked as a Laborer and 35% of Petillo women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Petillo were Salesman and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Painter
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    35%
  • Operator
    20%
  • Proprietor
    15%
  • Teacher
    10%

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

Petillo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Petillo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petillo 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 887 immigration records available for the last name Petillo. 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 408 military records available for the last name Petillo. For the veterans among your Petillo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petillo Life Expectancy

What is the average Petillo lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Petillo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Petillo in 1954 was 59, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petillo 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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