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Trettin Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named in Brandenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Stretton, Rutten, Bettin, Trenton, Gritton, Tretter, Preston, Trafton

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Where is the Trettin family from?

You can see how Trettin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trettin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Trettin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Trettin families living in Kansas. This was about 47% of all the recorded Trettin's in USA. Kansas had the highest population of Trettin families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Trettin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Trettin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Trettin. 49% of Trettin men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Trettin women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trettin were Truck Driver and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    49%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    30%
  • Proprietor
    30%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Maid
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Trettin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trettin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 446 immigration records available for the last name Trettin. 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 Cards

There are 567 military records available for the last name Trettin. For the veterans among your Trettin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trettin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Trettin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Trettin in 1952 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

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