Rettew Family History

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Rettew Name Meaning

Possibly of German origin: unexplained. This name is concentrated in PA.

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


Similar surnames: Retter, Setter, Reuter, Netter, Ratte, Rotter, Ritter, Etter, Tretter

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Rettew Family Origin

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Rettew Family Occupations

What did your Rettew ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rettew. The most common Rettew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Rettew's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rettew family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Engineer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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Rettew Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rettew. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rettew 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rettew. 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 Rettew. For the veterans among your Rettew ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rettew Life Expectancy

What is the average Rettew lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Rettew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Rettew in 1961 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rettew

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rettew 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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