Kretz meaning | Last name Kretz origin

Following is the meaning of Kretz surname. Family name Kretz is generally added after the name or middle name so also called last name.

Family Name / Last Name: Kretz No. of characters: 5 Origin: France Meaning: Frequent name in Alsace, also met in the Vosges and in Yonne. Seems to be related to the Middle High German kretze (= basket, basket) and it would be the nickname of a basket maker. However, one can not ignore the connection with Kretsch (probably a nickname innkeeper) and Kreutz (= cross, crossroads).

Kretz is used as a family name or surname in France languages. Kretz has 5 characters long in length.

Kretz is common in France country(ies).

Kretz is ranked 68754 in our list.

There are about 1149 people in US who wears Kretz as surname and ranked 21265 in US Census Bureau. In 2000 census, the last name was found in around 4.3 per 1 million , used in more than 1 hispanic race.

Count Region Rank

Kretz is quite popular family name mostly used in Germany while Switzerland is ahead in terms of density. Around 6572 people have been found who wears Kretz as their family name. Kretz is used widely across the globe. More detailed information can be found below: Countries with very very low frequency i.e., 1 - 10: 10 Spain 96,935 9 Australia 135,535 4 Russia 720,003 3 Argentina 78,945 3 Azerbaijan 32,472 2 Kazakhstan 144,523 2 Scotland 24,766 2 Belgium 65,594 2 India 1,500,361 2 Morocco 28,232 1 Philippines 66,560 1 Mexico 56,169 Countries with very low frequency i.e., 10 - 50: 44 Netherlands 43,851 33 Norway 20,103 32 England 94,027 20 Luxembourg 3,830 20 Denmark 23,914 12 Czech Republic 67,946 Countries with hundreds of people: 360 Switzerland 3,196

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. Celebrities having Kretz surname
Adalberto Kretzer Soccer player
Jörg Kretzschmar Soccer player
Herbert Kretzmer Journalist
Herbert Kretzmer Journalist
Herbert Kretzmer Journalist
Hermann Kretzschmar Writer
Miklós Kretzoi Geologist
Tilly Kretzmer Herbert Kretzmer's mother
Eric Kretz Musician
Jörg Kretzschmar Soccer player

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