Rittel Family History

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Rittel Name Meaning

German: probably from Middle High German riutili, a diminutive of riute ‘(forest) clearing’, hence a topographic name.

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


Similar surnames: Kittel, Mittel, Ritter, Tittel, Bittel, Gitter, Distel, Bitter

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Rittel Family Origin

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Rittel Family Occupations

What did your Rittel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rittel occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Rittel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Rittel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rittel Life Expectancy

What is the average Rittel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rittel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Rittel in 1958 was 47, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rittel 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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