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Pretzer Family History

Pretzer Name Meaning
Eastern German (of Slavic origin): variant of Pretzner, a habitational name for someone from Pretzsch near Torgau, Saxony.

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

13,400 Historical Documents with Pretzer on Ancestry.com
3,314 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
635 Military Records
382 Immigration Records
2,766 Census and Voter Lists
6,303 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pretzer Families

  • Number of Pretzer families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pretzer last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pretzer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pretzer census records

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Pretzer Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Pretzer families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Pretzer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Pretzer families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Pretzer

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Pretzer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pretzer census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Pretzer ancestors, such as occupation.

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Pretzer Civil War Service Records

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