Retz Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal names Rezo, Razo. habitational name from any of several places named Retz or Retzen in northwestern Germany and Austria.

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


Similar surnames: Rentz, Rutz, Pretz, Tetz, Reitz, Rotz, Rietz, Reetz, Gretz, Metz

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Retz Family Origin

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Retz Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Retz. A less common occupation for the Retz family was Carpenter. The most common Retz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Retz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Retz Historical Records

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Retz Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Retz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Retz in 1944 was 36, and 80 in 2004.

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