Raitz Family History

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Raitz Name Meaning

German: variant of Reitz.

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


Similar surnames: Rantz, Haitz, Raatz, Waitz, Reitz, Raitt, Raetz, Radatz, Ravitz

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Raitz Family Origin

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Raitz Family Occupations

What did your Raitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Raitz family was Keeps Meat Market. The most common Raitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Raitz's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raitz.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Grocer

    13%
  • Keeps Meat Market

    13%

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

Raitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Raitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raitz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Raitz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Raitz. For the veterans among your Raitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Raitz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Raitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Raitz in 1962 was 77, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raitz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Raitz Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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