Kretlow Family History

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Kretlow Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name from Kartlow, the name of two places in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania.

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


Similar surnames: Zietlow, Strehlow, Ireton, Bredow, Kellow, Buelow, Kozlow, Kretzer

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Kretlow Family Origin

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Kretlow Family Occupations

What did your Kretlow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Attendent were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kretlow. 16% of Kretlow men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Kretlow women worked as an Attendent. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kretlow were Chemist and Conductor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Chauffeur
    5%
  • Chemist
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Attendent
    12%
  • Beauty Operator
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
  • Conductor
    12%

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

Kretlow Historical Records

What Kretlow family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kretlow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kretlow 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 152 immigration records available for the last name Kretlow. 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 803 military records available for the last name Kretlow. For the veterans among your Kretlow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kretlow Life Expectancy

What is the average Kretlow lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Kretlow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kretlow in 1963 was 76, and 89 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kretlow

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