Rettig Family History

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Rettig Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German retich, Middle Low German redig ‘radish’; a nickname for someone thought to resemble a radish in some way or a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of radishes.

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


Similar surnames: Gettig, Reddig, Reisig, Sittig, Fertig, Fettig, Wittig, Netter, Attig

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Rettig Family Origin

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Rettig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rettig. A less common occupation for the Rettig family was Keeping House. The most common Rettig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Rettig's were Farmers.

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Rettig Historical Records

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Rettig Life Expectancy

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