Trefz Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a good-for-nothing, from Middle High German trefze ‘weed’.

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

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Trefz Family Origin

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Trefz Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    24%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

In 1880, the most common Trefz occupation in the USA was Butcher. 24% of Trefz's were Butchers. Butcher, Farmer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trefz. A less common occupation for the Trefz family was Blacksmith.

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Trefz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Trefz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Trefz in 1949 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trefz

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