Tetzlaff Family History

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Tetzlaff Name Meaning

Eastern German (of Slavic origin): from a personal name formed with the Slavic stem tech- ‘consolation’.

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


Similar surnames: Retzlaff, Wenzlaff, Ratzlaff, Tetzloff, Butzlaff, Pritzlaff, Dethloff

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Tetzlaff Family Origin

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Tetzlaff Family Occupations

What did your Tetzlaff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tetzlaff family was Laborer. The most common Tetzlaff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Tetzlaff's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk In Dry Good Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tetzlaff.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Clerk In Dry Good Store

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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

Tetzlaff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tetzlaff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tetzlaff 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 Tetzlaff. 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 Tetzlaff. For the veterans among your Tetzlaff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tetzlaff Life Expectancy

What is the average Tetzlaff lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Tetzlaff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tetzlaff in 1951 was 49, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tetzlaff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tetzlaff 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.

Famous Tetzlaff Family

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