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Tretter Family History

Tretter Name Meaning
German: perhaps an occupational name from Middle High German treter ‘dancer’, ‘clown’, an agent derivative of treten ‘to step or dance’.Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish treter, German Treter ‘grape presser’.

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

18,951 Historical Documents with Tretter on Ancestry.com
6,231 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,138 Military Records
472 Immigration Records
3,642 Census and Voter Lists
6,468 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Tretter Families

  • Number of Tretter families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tretter families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Tretter families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Tretter Family Origin

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Tretter Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Tretter

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Tretter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Tretter census records

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Tretter Civil War Service Records

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