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Rettew Name Meaning

Possibly of German origin: unexplained. This name is concentrated in PA.

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


Similar surnames: Retter, Setter, Reuter, Netter, Ratte, Rotter, Ritter, Etter, Tretter

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Rettew Family Origin

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Rettew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Engineer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rettew. A less common occupation for the Rettew family was Keeping House. The most common Rettew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Rettew's were Farmers.

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Rettew Historical Records

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Rettew Life Expectancy

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