Raetz Name Meaning

German (also Rätz): from a short form of any of various Germanic compound personal names formed with rad, rat ‘advice’, ‘counsel’.

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


Similar surnames: Raatz, Ratz, Retz, Martz, Paetz, Gratz, Gretz, Reitz, Kratz, Ruetz

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Raetz Family Origin

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Raetz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Clerk In Store

    7%
  • Confectioner

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raetz. The most common Raetz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Raetz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Raetz family was Confectioner.

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Raetz Historical Records

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Raetz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Raetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Raetz in 1957 was 48, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raetz

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