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Pettersen Name Meaning

Norwegian, Danish, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Petter. a vernacular form of Peter.

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


Similar surnames: Petersen, Pettersson, Petterson, Peeters, Petters, Peterson, Peters

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Pettersen Family Origin

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Pettersen Family Occupations

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  • Seaman

    50%
  • Ship Agent

    50%

In 1881, Seaman and Ship Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pettersen. The most common Pettersen occupation in the UK was Seaman. 50% of Pettersen's were Seamans.

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Pettersen Historical Records

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Pettersen Life Expectancy

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Famous Pettersen Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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