Kretchmer Family History

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Kretchmer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kretschmer.

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


Similar surnames: Kretchmar, Kretchman, Kretschmer, Hetchler, Kretschmar, Pletcher

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Kretchmer Family Origin

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Kretchmer Family Occupations

What did your Kretchmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kretchmer. The most common Kretchmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Kretchmer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kretchmer family was Cigar Store.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Cigar Store

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kretchmer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kretchmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kretchmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kretchmer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kretchmer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kretchmer. For the veterans among your Kretchmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kretchmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kretchmer lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kretchmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kretchmer in 1948 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kretchmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kretchmer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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