Retzer Family History

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Retzer Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Retz in Austria (see Retz). nickname for a tease, from an agent derivative of Middle High German ratzen ‘to scratch’. from a Slavic personal name based on the element rat ‘glad’ as in Radoslav.

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


Similar surnames: Kretzer, Fetzer, Netzer, Setzer, Metzer, Rater, Retter, Pretzer

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Retzer Family Origin

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Retzer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Retzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Retzer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Retzer. A less common occupation for the Retzer family was Carpenter.

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Retzer Historical Records

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Retzer Life Expectancy

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