Fetz Family History

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Fetz Name Meaning

nickname for a sloppy, disorderly person, from Middle High German vetze ‘scrap’, ‘rag’. probably a variant of Fath 2.

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

Similar surnames: Ketz, Letz, Feth, Netz, Metz, Fett, Fey, Feig, Getz, Bitz

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Fetz Family Origin

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Fetz Family Occupations

What did your Fetz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fetz. 15% of Fetz men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Fetz women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fetz were Salesman and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farm Hand
  • Farmer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
  • Housewife
  • Music Teacher
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Fetz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fetz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fetz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 578 immigration records available for the last name Fetz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 732 military records available for the last name Fetz. For the veterans among your Fetz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fetz Life Expectancy

What is the average Fetz lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Fetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fetz in 1964 was 71, and 77 in 2004.

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