Roetzel Family History

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Roetzel Name Meaning

German (also Rötzel): probably a habitational name from Rotzel in Baden-Württemberg.

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


Similar surnames: Roetzer, Oetzel, Noetzel, Roedel, Roessel, Retzer, Rentzel, Metzel

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Roetzel Family Origin

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Roetzel Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    33%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Harness-Maker

    17%
  • Saloon Keeper

    17%

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In 1880, Farming, Farmer and Harness-Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roetzel. The most common Roetzel occupation in the USA was Farming. 33% of Roetzel's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Roetzel family was Saloon Keeper.

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Roetzel Historical Records

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Roetzel Life Expectancy

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