Petrow Family History

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Petrow Name Meaning

Variant spelling, under Polish or German influence, of Petrov.

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


Similar surnames: Strow, Perro, Gerow, Pero, Petry, Lettow, Petro, Metro, Petroff

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Petrow Family Origin

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Petrow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    33%

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In 1880, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Petrow. The most common Petrow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Petrow's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Petrow | Data not to scale

Petrow Historical Records

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Petrow Life Expectancy

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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