Kretschmer Family History

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Kretschmer Name Meaning

Eastern German: occupational name for an innkeeper, Middle High German kretschmar. The word is of Slavic origin. Compare Czech krcmár ‘innkeeper’.

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


Similar surnames: Kreischer, Drescher, Kerscher, Kutscher, Kurschner, Kelchner

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Kretschmer Family Origin

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Kretschmer Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Barber

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Clerk In Store

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kretschmer family was Clerk In Store. The most common Kretschmer occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 13% of Kretschmer's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Barber and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kretschmer.

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Kretschmer Historical Records

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Kretschmer Life Expectancy

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