Ritzler Family History

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Ritzler Name Meaning

from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with ric ‘power(ful)’. variant spelling of Riezler, a Bavarian habitational name from Riezlern (formerly Riezler) in Austria.

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

Similar surnames: Rettler, Ritzer, Ritzel, Rittner, Retzer, Ridler, Risler, Ditzler

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Ritzler Family Origin

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Ritzler Family Occupations

What did your Ritzler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ritzler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Ritzler's were Farmers. Farmer, Porter and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ritzler. A less common occupation for the Ritzler family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

  • Porter

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Baker


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

Ritzler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ritzler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ritzler 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 268 immigration records available for the last name Ritzler. 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 833 military records available for the last name Ritzler. For the veterans among your Ritzler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ritzler Life Expectancy

What is the average Ritzler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ritzler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Ritzler in 1959 was 46, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ritzler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ritzler 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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