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Reutzel Name Meaning

German: possibly an eastern variant of Reitzel or of Räuzel, Reuz, from short forms of a Germanic personal name formed with hrod ‘renown’.

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


Similar surnames: Reitzel, Netzel, Metzel, Neitzel, Weitzel, Hutzel, Hetzel, Eitzen

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Reutzel Family Origin

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Reutzel Family Occupations

What did your Reutzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Reutzel. The most common Reutzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Reutzel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reutzel family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Reutzel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Reutzel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reutzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reutzel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Reutzel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Reutzel. For the veterans among your Reutzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reutzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Reutzel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Reutzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Reutzel in 1963 was 75, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reutzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reutzel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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