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Origin and Meaning of Pettyjohn

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From French Petitjean (Little John)

  1. A surname​. of French origin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Pettyjohn

Jade Pettyjohn is an actor and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2007. Jade was born on November 8th, 2000 in Los Angeles, California.


Angelique Pettyjohn was an actress, model, adult entertainer, and actor. She was most active from 1967 to 1992. Angelique was given the name Dorothy Lee Perrins on March 11th, 1943 in Los Angeles. Angelique is also known as Angelique, Heaven St. John, and Angel St. John. She breathed her last breath on February 14th, 1992.


Brian G. Pettyjohn is an agriculture. Brian was born on January 11th, 1974 in Milford, Delaware.


Adam Pettyjohn is a baseball player. Adam was born on June 11th, 1977 in Phoenix, Arizona.


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Popularity of Pettyjohn as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pettyjohn U.S.
  White 84.89% 64.26%
  African American 9.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pettyjohn

People with the last name Pettyjohn are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Pettyjohn

  • How Popular is the name Pettyjohn? As a last name Pettyjohn was the 13,165th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Pettyjohn? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Pettyjohn was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Pettyjohn: Your name in reverse order is Nhojyttep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yntjhpote. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pettyjohn? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,323 people with the last name Pettyjohn.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pettyjohn? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Pettyjohn as their last name since less than 1 person in 127k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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