Reitmeier Family History

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Reitmeier Name Meaning

in southern Germany, a distinguishing nickname for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who farmed in a forest clearing (Middle High German riute). in the north, a distinguishing nickname for a tenant farmer who farmed in a reedy location, from Middle Low German ret ‘reed’.

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

Similar surnames: Heitmeyer, Bergmeier, Bredemeier, Tegtmeier, Kreikemeier, Reiter

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Reitmeier Family Origin

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Reitmeier Family Occupations

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In 1880, Cabinet Maker and Stone Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Reitmeier. The most common Reitmeier occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 50% of Reitmeier's were Cabinet Makers.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Stone Mason


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Reitmeier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Reitmeier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reitmeier 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 349 immigration records available for the last name Reitmeier. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Reitmeier. For the veterans among your Reitmeier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reitmeier Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Reitmeier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Reitmeier in 1963 was 79, and 90 in 2004.

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