Ratzlaff Family History

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Ratzlaff Name Meaning

German (Pomeranian): from the Slavic personal name Ratislav, composed of the elements rad- ‘joyful’ + slav ‘glory’, ‘fame’, ‘praise’.

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


Similar surnames: Retzlaff, Tetzlaff, Pritzlaff, Radloff, Butzlaff, Wenzlaff, Sielaff

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Ratzlaff Family Origin

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Ratzlaff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    86%
  • Washes

    14%

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In 1880, the most common Ratzlaff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 86% of Ratzlaff's were Farmers. Farmer and Washes were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ratzlaff.

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Ratzlaff Historical Records

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Ratzlaff Life Expectancy

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