Origins Available: English, Russian
Patronymic surnames, meaning "son of Peter," created by adding the suffix to the personal name.
Early Origins of the Petrus family
Early History of the Petrus family
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Petrus Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Petrov, Petroff, Petrakov, Petrachkov, Petrashkov, Petrashov, Petrischev, Petryashov, Petrunkin, Petraev, Petichev, Petruichev, Petinov, Petugin, Petyakov, Petyankin and many more.
Early Notables of the Petrus family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Petrus family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: P. Petrovits, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851; and Anton Petrinovich, who arrived in New York city in 1871.
Historic Events for the Petrus family
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