Ritzel Family History

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Ritzel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of any of several Germanic personal names formed with ric ‘power(ful)’ (see for example Richard, Heinrich, Moritz).

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


Similar surnames: Reitzel, Nitzel, Metzel, Eitel, Neitzel, Ritzler, Ratzel, Ditzel

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Ritzel Family Origin

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Ritzel Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ritzel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Machinist

    9%
  • Stone Mason

    9%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ritzel. The most common Ritzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Ritzel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ritzel family was Stone Mason.

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Ritzel Historical Records

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Ritzel Life Expectancy

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