Dietrich Family History

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Dietrich Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Tederich (Theudoricus), composed of the elements theud ‘people’, ‘race’ + ric ‘power(ful)’, ‘rich’. This surname is common throughout central and eastern Europe, particularly in the western Slavic countries. The forename occurs in a wide variety of local forms, especially in northern Germany. It is cognate with Dutch Diederik (see Dederick).

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


Similar surnames: Diedrich, Friedrich, Zipprich, Eirich, Willrich, Weirich, Detrick

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Dietrich Family Origin

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Dietrich Family Occupations

What did your Dietrich ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant Building Sawe and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dietrich. 4% of Dietrich men worked as an Assistant Building Sawe and 46% of Dietrich women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dietrich were Bookbinder and Confectioners Assistant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Building Sawe
    4%
  • Baker Retired
    4%
  • Blacksmith
    4%
  • Bookbinder
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    46%
  • Advert Reprele Itatue
    3%
  • Cleaner (office)
    3%
  • Confectioners Assistant
    3%

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

Dietrich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 65,000 census records available for the last name Dietrich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dietrich 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Dietrich. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 37,000 military records available for the last name Dietrich. For the veterans among your Dietrich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dietrich Life Expectancy

What is the average Dietrich lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Dietrich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dietrich in 1943 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

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