Fetz Name Meaning

nickname for a sloppy, disorderly person, from Middle High German vetze ‘scrap’, ‘rag’. probably a variant of Fath 2.

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


Similar surnames: Ketz, Letz, Feth, Netz, Metz, Fett, Fey, Feig, Getz, Bitz

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Fetz Family Origin

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Fetz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Baker

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Fetz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Fetz's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fetz. A less common occupation for the Fetz family was Baker.

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Fetz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Fetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fetz in 1964 was 71, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fetz

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