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Reitzel Family History

Reitzel Name Meaning
from a pet form of a Germanic name, Ragizo, derived from compound names formed with rag- ‘advice’ as the first element, or from a Slavic personal name.nickname from Middle High German reiz(z)el ‘bait’ (for fowling).

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

38,843 Historical Documents with Reitzel on Ancestry.com
8,390 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,395 Military Records
556 Immigration Records
5,603 Census and Voter Lists
22,899 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Reitzel Families

  • Number of Reitzel families
     29 - 56
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Reitzel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Reitzel census records

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Reitzel Family Origin

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Reitzel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Reitzel

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Reitzel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Reitzel census records

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Reitzel Civil War Service Records

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