Rittgers Family History

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Rittgers Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of German Röttgers or Rüttgers, patronymics from a Low German form of the personal name Rüdiger (see Rudiger).

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


Similar surnames: Ritger, Rittner, Ritter, Rieger, Witter, Mitter, Gritter, Grittner

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Rittgers Family Origin

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Rittgers Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeps H.

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Rittgers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Rittgers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rittgers family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeps H. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rittgers.

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Rittgers Life Expectancy

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