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Reitwiesner Family History

Reitwiesner Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Breitwieser, Reisner, Reitmeier, Wiesner, Rentmeester, Breitweiser

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Where is the Reitwiesner family from?

Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reitwiesner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Reitwiesner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Stenographer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Reitwiesner. 100% of Reitwiesner women worked as a Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 55 census records available for the last name Reitwiesner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reitwiesner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Reitwiesner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 72 military records available for the last name Reitwiesner. For the veterans among your Reitwiesner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reitwiesner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2001, in the United States, Reitwiesner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Reitwiesner in 1962 was 79, and 90 in 2001.

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