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Retzer Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Retz in Austria (see Retz). nickname for a tease, from an agent derivative of Middle High German ratzen ‘to scratch’. from a Slavic personal name based on the element rat ‘glad’ as in Radoslav.

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


Similar surnames: Kretzer, Fetzer, Netzer, Setzer, Metzer, Rater, Retter, Pretzer

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Retzer Family Origin

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Retzer Family Occupations

What did your Retzer ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Retzer Historical Records

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

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Retzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Retzer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, Retzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Retzer in 1962 was 71, and 83 in 2004.

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