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Ritland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads in Rogaland and Agder, named in Old Norse as Rísland, from hrís ‘brushwood’ + land ‘land’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Netland, Wiland, Hetland, Watland, Ryland, Rutland, Rieland, Roseland

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Ritland Family Origin

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Ritland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Farm

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Ritland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Ritland's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ritland.

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Ritland Historical Records

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Ritland Life Expectancy

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