Kretzer Family History

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Kretzer Name Meaning

nickname for a juror or a collector of legal fines. occupational name for a basketmaker or a peddler, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kretze ‘basket’. habitational name for someone from Kretz, near Mayen in the Eifel Mountains. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kratzer.

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


Similar surnames: Kreutzer, Retzer, Krenzer, Kratzer, Kritzer, Pretzer, Netzer, Tretter

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Kretzer Family Origin

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Kretzer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Farming

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Kretzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Kretzer's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kretzer. A less common occupation for the Kretzer family was Farming.

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Kretzer Historical Records

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Kretzer Life Expectancy

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