Rittner Family History

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Rittner Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Ritte near Kassel. South German (Bavarian): topographic name for someone who lived by a steep incline, dialect Ritten. Probably also an altered spelling of Swiss German Rütt(e)ner, a variant of Rittman 3.

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


Similar surnames: Ritter, Suttner, Rottner, Wittner, Sittner, Trattner, Fitzner

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Rittner Family Origin

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Rittner Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Gun Smith

    13%
  • Keeps House

    13%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Gun Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rittner. The most common Rittner occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Rittner's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Rittner family was Keeps House.

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Rittner Historical Records

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Rittner Life Expectancy

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