Petrash Family History

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Petrash Name Meaning

Altered spelling of eastern German Petrasch or Czech and Slovak Petráš, Slavic derivatives of the personal name Peter.

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

Similar surnames: Petras, Petrak, Potash, Petkus, Berish, Petre, Petrus, Pietras

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Petrash Family Origin

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Petrash Family Occupations

What did your Petrash ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Petrash. 16% of Petrash men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Petrash women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Petrash were Miner and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • New Worker
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Farm Hand
  • Setter
  • Dressmaker

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

Petrash Historical Records

What Petrash family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Petrash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petrash 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 176 immigration records available for the last name Petrash. 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 239 military records available for the last name Petrash. For the veterans among your Petrash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petrash Life Expectancy

What is the average Petrash lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Petrash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Petrash in 1954 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petrash

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Petrash 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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