Retz Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal names Rezo, Razo. habitational name from any of several places named Retz or Retzen in northwestern Germany and Austria.

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


Similar surnames: Rentz, Rutz, Pretz, Tetz, Reitz, Rotz, Rietz, Reetz, Gretz, Metz

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Retz Family Origin

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Retz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Not Given

    50%

In 1881, Farmer and Not Given were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Retz. The most common Retz occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Retz's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Retz | Data not to scale

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Retz Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Retz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Retz in 1944 was 36, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Retz

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