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Reiten Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing in woodland (see Reith 1). Norwegian: habitational name, a variant of Reitan, from the definite singular form of reit.

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


Similar surnames: Reiter, Reitan, Reuter, Rutten, Reiser, Weiden, Eiken, Redden, Westen

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Reiten Family Origin

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Reiten Family Occupations

What did your Reiten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Reiten. The most common Reiten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Reiten's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Keeping House

    25%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Reiten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reiten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reiten 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 Reiten. 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 Reiten. For the veterans among your Reiten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reiten Life Expectancy

What is the average Reiten lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Reiten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Reiten in 1963 was 75, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reiten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reiten 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.

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