Rettinger Family History

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Rettinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Retting or Rettingen in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Pettinger, Gettinger, Dettinger, Oettinger, Bettinger, Hettinger

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Rettinger Family Origin

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Rettinger Family Occupations

What did your Rettinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rettinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Rettinger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rettinger family was Laborer. Farmer, Coal Miner and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rettinger.

View Census data for Rettinger | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    33%
  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rettinger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rettinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rettinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rettinger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rettinger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rettinger. For the veterans among your Rettinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rettinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Rettinger lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rettinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rettinger in 1956 was 56, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rettinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rettinger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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