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  1. Petrovich

    Petrović (Serbian Cyrillic: Петровић, pronounced [pětroʋitɕ];) is a South Slavic language patronymic surname literally meaning Peter's son, equivalent to the English last name of Peterson. In Eastern Slavic naming customs its counterpart is "Petrovich". The surname Petrović is particularly tied to Serbian nationality; the majority of Petrovićs come from Serbia (83% of them) and the Serbian Royal Family's original surname is "Petrović", originating from Karađorđe Petrović. Petrović is the second most frequent surname in Serbia, it is also ranked in the first 10 in Montenegro and is also the 11th most common in Croatia, with 9,614 carriers (2011 census). It is the third most common surname in the Osijek-Baranja County, the fourth most common in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County and ninth most common in the City of Zagreb.

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Petrovich is ranked #12485 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Petrovich surname appeared 2,485 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Petrovich.

    92.9% or 2,310 total occurrences were White.
    4.9% or 122 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1% or 25 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.4% or 11 total occurrences were Black.
    0.4% or 11 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.2% or 6 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Petrovich in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Petrovich in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Petrovich in a Sentence

  1. Douglas Petrovich:

    Dismissiveness, no matter how forcefully or broadly it may be communicated, has no persuasive value when attempting to reject evidence that calls one's view into question. - Douglas Petrovich 19 March 2021

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    joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
    • A. serendipity
    • B. elation
    • C. leaven
    • D. mitre

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