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Tetz Family History

Tetz Name Meaning
in northeastern Germany, from a short form of the Slavic personal name Tetzlaff.in northwestern Germany, a habitational name from Tetz in North Rhine-Westphalia.otherwise, from a short form of a personal name formed with Diet- (see for example Dietrich). IGI; BR, kh.

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

5,917 Historical Documents with Tetz on Ancestry.com
2,314 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
228 Military Records
370 Immigration Records
1,642 Census and Voter Lists
1,363 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Tetz Families

  • Number of Tetz families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Tetz census records

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Tetz Family Origin

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Tetz Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Tetz

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Tetz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Tetz census records

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Military Service by Tetz

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