Reetz Name Meaning

German: habitational name from places so named in the Prignitz region, Rhineland, and West Prussia, probably of Slavic origin, or alternatively from Reetze in Hannover district, the westernmost Slavic area in Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Rentz, Rietz, Beetz, Reitz, Retz, Pretz, Reese, Netz, Reef, Reeck

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Reetz Family Origin

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Reetz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Shawl Manufacturer

    11%
  • House Painter

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reetz family was House Painter. Farmer, Carpenter and Shawl Manufacturer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reetz. The most common Reetz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Reetz's were Farmers.

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Reetz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Reetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Reetz in 1955 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reetz

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