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Petra Surname History
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- Petra family history
- Petra country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Petra last name meaning & etymology
- Petra spelling & pronunciation
- genealogy and family tree
Petra Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Petra can be complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Petra may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
Petra Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Petra come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based family names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Petra come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
Petra Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Petra were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Petra. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Petra family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Petra vary in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over generations.
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Petra Family Tree
Here are a few of the Petra genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Petras
- Kathleen Petra 1923 - 1978
- M R Petra 1921 - 2011
- Francis Petra 1906 - 1964
- Athanasia Petra 1902 - 1986
- Sterguis Petra 1891 - 1987
- Veronica Petra 1919 - 2002
- W Petra Jr 1971 - 1996
- Yvon Petra 1916 - 1984
- Lula Petra 1927 - 1994
- William Petra 1911 - 1983