Petr Family History

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Petr Name Meaning

Czech: from the personal name Petr (see Peter).

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

Similar surnames: Peter, Petru, Petre, Peer, Petz, Peto, Pete, Petro, Petri, Peth

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Petr Family Origin

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Petr Family Occupations

What did your Petr ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Petr occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 100% of Petr's were Blacksmiths.

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Petr ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Petr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Petr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petr 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 660 immigration records available for the last name Petr. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Petr. For the veterans among your Petr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petr Life Expectancy

What is the average Petr lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Petr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Petr in 1964 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petr 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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