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Rettberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Rethberg in the Lippe district or from any of several places so named in northwestern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Remsberg, Rehberg, Westberg, Heiberg, Risberg, Lehmberg, Freiberg

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Rettberg Family Origin

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Rettberg Family Occupations

What did your Rettberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Baker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rettberg. A less common occupation for the Rettberg family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Rettberg occupation in the USA was Butcher. 22% of Rettberg's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

    22%
  • Baker

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Cabinet Maker

    11%

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Rettberg Historical Records

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

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Rettberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Rettberg lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, Rettberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Rettberg in 1952 was 45, and 88 in 2004.

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