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Vretz Family History

Vretz Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Pretz, Gretz, Retz, Kretz, Bretz, Aretz, Fretz, Brett, Metz, Britz

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Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vretz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Vretz ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Vretz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 16 census records available for the last name Vretz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vretz 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Vretz. 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 2 military records available for the last name Vretz. For the veterans among your Vretz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vretz lifespan?

Average Vretz life expectancy in 1972 was 50 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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