Petta Name Meaning

most probably of Albanian origin, from petë ‘dented’, ‘battered’. possibly from a pet form of a female personal name such as Filippa, Jacopa, etc. from the Germanic personal name Peta, Patta.

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


Similar surnames: Cetta, Pitta, Pesta, Pett, Petti, Petro, Peth, Perla, Perna, Penna

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Petta Family Origin

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Petta Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Lawyer

    33%

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In 1880, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Petta. The most common Petta occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Petta's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Petta family was Lawyer.

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Petta Historical Records

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Petta Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Petta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Petta in 1951 was 54, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Petta

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