Ratzel Family History

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Ratzel Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so named in Lower Saxony. from a short form of a Germanic personal name (see Rath 2).

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


Similar surnames: Rathe, Rather, Ritzel, Randel, Rachel, Rater, Radel, Hazel, Katzen

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Ratzel Family Origin

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Ratzel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Brick Mason

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Ratzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Ratzel's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ratzel. A less common occupation for the Ratzel family was Brick Mason.

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Ratzel Historical Records

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Ratzel Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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