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Ritchison Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Rich, a short form of Richard.

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


Similar surnames: Ritchie, Aitchison, Ritson, Hutchison, Richison, Rickson, Murchison

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Ritchison Family Origin

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Ritchison Family Occupations

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  • Dressmaking

    33%
  • Laboror

    33%
  • Stone Cutter

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ritchison family was Stone Cutter. The most common Ritchison occupation in Canada was Dressmaking. 33% of Ritchison's were Dressmakings. Dressmaking and Laboror were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ritchison.

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Ritchison Historical Records

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Ritchison Life Expectancy

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