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Reiter Name Meaning

occupational name for a mounted soldier or knight, from Middle Low German rider, Middle High German riter ‘rider’. variant of Reuter 1. habitational name for someone from any of various places in Germany and Austria called Reit or Reith (see Reith).

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


Similar surnames: Reitter, Reuter, Reiser, Kreiter, Reifer, Reiten, Reiber, Reiner

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Reiter Family Origin

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Reiter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reiter family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reiter. The most common Reiter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Reiter's were Farmers.

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Reiter Historical Records

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Reiter Life Expectancy

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