Rettke Family History

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Rettke Name Meaning

from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with rad, rat ‘advice’, ‘counsel’. (in the east): habitational name from Rettkau near Glogau.

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


Similar surnames: Rettler, Retter, Wuttke, Mette, Remke, Reinke, Betke, Wittke, Hedtke

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Rettke Family Origin

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Rettke Family Occupations

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  • Works In Brewery

    33%
  • Brick Layer

    17%
  • Bricklayer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%

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In 1880, Works In Brewery, Brick Layer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rettke. The most common Rettke occupation in the USA was Works In Brewery. 33% of Rettke's were Works In Brewerys. A less common occupation for the Rettke family was Farmer.

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Rettke Historical Records

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Rettke Life Expectancy

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