Hetzer Family History

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Hetzer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a hunter with hounds, Middle High German hetzer.

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


Similar surnames: Setzer, Netzer, Heizer, Hetzel, Fetzer, Herzer, Retzer, Metzer, Heger

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Hetzer Family Origin

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Hetzer Family Occupations

What did your Hetzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hetzer. 15% of Hetzer men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Hetzer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hetzer were Salesman and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Operator
    9%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%

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

Hetzer Historical Records

What Hetzer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hetzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hetzer 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 793 immigration records available for the last name Hetzer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hetzer. For the veterans among your Hetzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hetzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hetzer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hetzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hetzer in 1950 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hetzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hetzer 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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