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Kretlow Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name from Kartlow, the name of two places in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania.

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


Similar surnames: Zietlow, Strehlow, Ireton, Bredow, Kellow, Buelow, Kozlow, Kretzer

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Kretlow Family Origin

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Kretlow Family Occupations

What did your Kretlow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kretlow occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 25% of Kretlow's were Cigar Makers. A less common occupation for the Kretlow family was Day Laborer. Cigar Maker, Cegarmkr and Cheese Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kretlow.

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  • Cigar Maker

    25%
  • Cegarmkr

    13%
  • Cheese Maker

    13%
  • Day Laborer

    13%

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

Kretlow Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kretlow Life Expectancy

What is the average Kretlow lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Kretlow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kretlow in 1963 was 76, and 89 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kretlow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kretlow 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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