Ritzer Family History

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Ritzer Name Meaning

variant of Ritscher (see Richer). habitational name for someone from Ritze near Salzwedel or in Lower Saxony.

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

Similar surnames: Bitzer, Ritzler, Retzer, Pitzer, Rittner, Kritzer, Reiter, Rinner

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Ritzer Family Origin

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Ritzer Family Occupations

What did your Ritzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ritzer occupation in Canada was Tailor. 100% of Ritzer's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor


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Ritzer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ritzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Ritzer lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Ritzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ritzer in 1964 was 77, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ritzer 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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