Kretsch Family History

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Kretsch Name Meaning

Shortened form of German Kretschmer.

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


Similar surnames: Kresch, Fritsch, Kelsch, Pietsch, Metsch, Krech, Goetsch, Petsch

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Kretsch Family Origin

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Kretsch Family Occupations

What did your Kretsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kretsch. A less common occupation for the Kretsch family was Works At Washing. The most common Kretsch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Kretsch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Tailor

    25%
  • Stone Mason

    13%
  • Works At Washing

    13%

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

Kretsch Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kretsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Kretsch lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kretsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kretsch in 1962 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kretsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kretsch 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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