Retter Family History

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Retter Name Meaning

English: occupation name for a net-maker, from Old French retier. German: from a Germanic personal name composed with rad, rat ‘counsel’ + hari, heri ‘army’.

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

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Retter Family Origin

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Retter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Retter family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Retter. The most common Retter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Retter's were Farmers.

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Retter Historical Records

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Retter Life Expectancy

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