Kretz Family History

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Kretz Name Meaning

German: from the medieval personal name Krezzo. German: from a reduced pet form of the personal name Pankratz.

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

Similar surnames: Kratz, Gretz, Kritz, Pretz, Ketz, Krotz, Artz, Kotz, Gratz, Britz

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Kretz Family Origin

Where is the Kretz family from?

Kretz Family Occupations

What did your Kretz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Kretz. 75% of Kretz men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Maid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kretz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kretz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kretz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kretz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kretz. For the veterans among your Kretz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kretz Life Expectancy

What is the average Kretz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kretz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kretz in 1953 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kretz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kretz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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