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Dietrich Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Tederich (Theudoricus), composed of the elements theud ‘people’, ‘race’ + ric ‘power(ful)’, ‘rich’. This surname is common throughout central and eastern Europe, particularly in the western Slavic countries. The forename occurs in a wide variety of local forms, especially in northern Germany. It is cognate with Dutch Diederik (see Dederick).

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


Similar surnames: Diedrich, Friedrich, Zipprich, Eirich, Willrich, Weirich, Detrick

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Dietrich Family Origin

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Dietrich Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • S.

    9%
  • Farmer Son

    4%

In 1881, farmer, Blacksmith and S. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dietrich. The most common Dietrich occupation in Canada was Farmer. 65% of Dietrich's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dietrich family was Farmer Son.

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Dietrich Life Expectancy

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