Reitman Family History

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Reitman Name Meaning

German (Reitmann): variant of Reitmeier or Reith 3. Jewish (from Belarus): from the northeastern Yiddish pronunciation of standard Yiddish royt ‘red’ + man ‘man’; a nickname for a person with red hair, or an ornamental name. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Yiddish raytn ‘to ride’ + man ‘man’, most probably an ornamental name.

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

Similar surnames: Roitman, Kreitman, Breitman, Leiman, Leitman, Reisman, Weitman

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Reitman Family Origin

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Reitman Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Reitman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Reitman's were Farmers. Farmer and Teamster were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Reitman.

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  • Farmer

  • Teamster


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Reitman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reitman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reitman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Reitman. 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 Card

There are 604 military records available for the last name Reitman. For the veterans among your Reitman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reitman Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Reitman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Reitman in 1961 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reitman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reitman 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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