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Tritten Family History

Tritten Name Meaning

Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived by a step or flight of steps from Middle High German trit ‘step’.

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


Similar surnames: Tritz, Gritter, Rittel, Tretter, Rittman, Ritter, Trotter, Tritt

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Where is the Tritten family from?

You can see how Tritten families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tritten family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Tritten families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Tritten family living in Connecticut. This was about 50% of all the recorded Tritten's in USA. Connecticut and 1 other state had the highest population of Tritten families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tritten surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tritten ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Hand and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tritten. 27% of Tritten men worked as a Farm Hand and 38% of Tritten women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tritten were Foreman and Waitress. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farm Hand
    27%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Labor
    16%
  • Foreman
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    38%
  • Housework
    38%
  • Waitress
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tritten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tritten 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 174 immigration records available for the last name Tritten. 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 342 military records available for the last name Tritten. For the veterans among your Tritten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tritten lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Tritten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tritten in 1965 was 73, and 74 in 2004.

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