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Reetz Family History

Reetz Name Meaning
German: habitational name from places so named in the Prignitz region, Rhineland, and West Prussia, probably of Slavic origin, or alternatively from Reetze in Hannover district, the westernmost Slavic area in Germany.

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

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15,209 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,574 Military Records
1,136 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Reetz Families

  • Number of Reetz families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Reetz families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Reetz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Reetz census records

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Reetz Family Origin

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Reetz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Reetz

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Reetz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Reetz census records

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Reetz Civil War Service Records

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