Petraglia Family History

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Petraglia Name Meaning

Italian: possibly from the personal name P(i)etro (see Peter), with the addition of the collective suffix -aglia.

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


Similar surnames: Petralia, Petrella, Petrelli, Petracca, Petrillo, Petri, Petraitis

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Petraglia Family Origin

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Petraglia Family Occupations

What did your Petraglia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Berler were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Petraglia. 16% of Petraglia men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Petraglia women worked as a Berler. Some less common occupations for Americans named Petraglia were Dyer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Clerk
    4%
  • Proprietor
    4%
  • Dyer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Berler
    23%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Secretary
    12%
  • Clerk
    8%

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

Petraglia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Petraglia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petraglia 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 599 immigration records available for the last name Petraglia. 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 310 military records available for the last name Petraglia. For the veterans among your Petraglia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petraglia Life Expectancy

What is the average Petraglia lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Petraglia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Petraglia in 1956 was 37, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petraglia

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