Ratzel Family History

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Ratzel Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so named in Lower Saxony. from a short form of a Germanic personal name (see Rath 2).

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


Similar surnames: Rathe, Rather, Ritzel, Randel, Rachel, Rater, Radel, Hazel, Katzen

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Ratzel Family Origin

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Ratzel Family Occupations

What did your Ratzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ratzel. A less common occupation for the Ratzel family was Brick Mason. The most common Ratzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Ratzel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Brick Mason

    6%

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Ratzel Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ratzel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Ratzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Ratzel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, Ratzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ratzel in 1958 was 28, and 65 in 2004.

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