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Rethman Name Meaning

North German (Rethmann): topographic name for someone who lived where reeds grew, from Middle Low German ret ‘reed’.

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


Similar surnames: Rothman, Rehmann, Rittman, Kathman, Gathman, Wehman, Rahman, Rebhan

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Rethman Family Origin

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Rethman Family Occupations

What did your Rethman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rethman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Rethman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rethman family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpet Weaver and Iron Molder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rethman.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpet Weaver

    20%
  • Iron Molder

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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Rethman Historical Records

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

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Rethman Life Expectancy

What is the average Rethman lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, Rethman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rethman in 1964 was 62, and 66 in 2003.

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