Petropoulos Family History

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Petropoulos Name Meaning

Greek: patronymic from the personal name Petros (see Peter) + the patronymic ending -poulos. This ending occurs chiefly in the Peloponnese; it is derived from Latin pullus ‘nestling’, ‘chick’.

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

Similar surnames: Fotopoulos, Georgopoulos, Eliopoulos, Sotiropoulos, Demopoulos

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Petropoulos Family Origin

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Petropoulos Family Occupations

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In 1940, Waiter was the top reported job for people in the US named Petropoulos. 22% of Petropoulos men worked as a Waiter

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Waiter
  • Clerk
  • Salesman
  • Cook

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

Petropoulos Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Petropoulos. 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 466 military records available for the last name Petropoulos. For the veterans among your Petropoulos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Petropoulos Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Petropoulos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Petropoulos in 1957 was 69, and 72 in 2004.

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