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Vretzel Family History

Vretzel 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: Hetzel, Netzel, Kretzer, Metzel, Retzer, Reitzel, Noetzel, Stetzel

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Where is the Vretzel family from?

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

What did your Vretzel ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 1 census records available for the last name Vretzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vretzel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Vretzel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Vretzel. For the veterans among your Vretzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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