Tetz Family History

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Tetz Name Meaning

in northeastern Germany, from a short form of the Slavic personal name Tetzlaff. in northwestern Germany, a habitational name from Tetz in North Rhine-Westphalia. otherwise, from a short form of a personal name formed with Diet- (see for example Dietrich).

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

Similar surnames: Metz, Retz, Tietz, Petz, Denz, Netz, Lutz, Teti, Patz, Artz

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Tetz Family Origin

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Tetz Family Occupations

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In 1880, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tetz. The most common Tetz occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Tetz's were Carpenters.

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  • Farmer


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Tetz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tetz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tetz 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 395 immigration records available for the last name Tetz. 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 277 military records available for the last name Tetz. For the veterans among your Tetz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tetz Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Tetz in 1963 was 74, and 70 in 2004.

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