Tretter Family History

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Tretter Name Meaning

German: perhaps an occupational name from Middle High German treter ‘dancer’, ‘clown’, an agent derivative of treten ‘to step or dance’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish treter, German Treter ‘grape presser’.

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


Similar surnames: Trotter, Treiber, Netter, Rotter, Reuter, Kretzer, Petter, Wetter

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Tretter Family Origin

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Tretter Family Occupations

What did your Tretter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tretter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Tretter's were Farmers. Farmer, Sectionhand C. I. Rr and Book-Binder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tretter. A less common occupation for the Tretter family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Sectionhand C. I. Rr

    18%
  • Book-Binder

    9%
  • Butcher

    9%

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

Tretter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tretter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tretter 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 538 immigration records available for the last name Tretter. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Tretter. For the veterans among your Tretter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tretter Life Expectancy

What is the average Tretter lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Tretter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tretter in 1958 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tretter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tretter 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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