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Retterath Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Koblenz.

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


Similar surnames: Demerath, Eltzroth, Wetter, Redpath, Reiter, Reuter, Tetterton

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Where is the Retterath family from?

You can see how Retterath families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Retterath family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Retterath families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Retterath family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Retterath's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Retterath families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Retterath surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Retterath ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Retterath. 61% of Retterath men worked as a Farmer and 37% of Retterath women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Retterath were Laborer and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    61%
  • Farming
    18%
  • Farm Laborer
    14%
  • Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    37%
  • Maid
    28%
  • Helper
    19%
  • Secretary
    19%
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What Retterath family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 760 census records available for the last name Retterath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Retterath census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 47 immigration records available for the last name Retterath. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 117 military records available for the last name Retterath. For the veterans among your Retterath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Retterath lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Retterath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Retterath in 1964 was 80, and 81 in 2004.

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