Rettler Family History

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Rettler Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with rat ‘counsel’, ‘advice’.

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

Similar surnames: Retter, Mettler, Gettler, Retterer, Kettler, Ritzler, Getter, Retzer

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Rettler Family Origin

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Rettler Family Occupations

What did your Rettler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rettler. 12% of Rettler men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Rettler women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rettler were Foreman and Donater

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Cleaner
  • Farming
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Saleslady
  • Bookkeeper
  • Donater

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rettler Historical Records

What Rettler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 916 census records available for the last name Rettler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rettler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Rettler

Passenger List

There are 72 immigration records available for the last name Rettler. 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 193 military records available for the last name Rettler. For the veterans among your Rettler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rettler Life Expectancy

What is the average Rettler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rettler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Rettler in 1962 was 81, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rettler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rettler 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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