Gretz Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name cognate with Old High German gratag ‘greedy’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Grätz, the German name of the Polish town Grodzisk, near Poznan.

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


Similar surnames: Gratz, Greth, Pretz, Grenz, Kretz, Gritz, Britz, Kratz, Netz, Retz

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Gretz Family Origin

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Gretz Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gretz family was Lab.. The most common Gretz occupation in the USA was Farming. 17% of Gretz's were Farmings. Farming, Clerk, Jewelery and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gretz.

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  • Farming

    17%
  • Clerk, Jewelery

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Lab.

    8%

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Gretz Historical Records

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Gretz Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Gretz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gretz in 1953 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

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