Kretz Name Meaning

German: from the medieval personal name Krezzo. German: from a reduced pet form of the personal name Pankratz.

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

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Kretz Family Origin

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Kretz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Cooper

    5%

In 1880, the most common Kretz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Kretz's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kretz. A less common occupation for the Kretz family was Cooper.

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Kretz Historical Records

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Kretz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Kretz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kretz in 1953 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kretz

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