Ritts Family History

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Ritts Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Ritz.

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


Similar surnames: Mitts, Fitts, Sitts, Fritts, Pritts, Ratts, Rietz, Kitts, Pitts

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Ritts Family Origin

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Ritts Family Occupations

What did your Ritts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ritts. A less common occupation for the Ritts family was Engineer. The most common Ritts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Ritts's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Engineer

    5%

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Ritts Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ritts Life Expectancy

What is the average Ritts lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ritts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Ritts in 1963 was 74, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ritts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ritts 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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