Reitsma Family History

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Reitsma Name Meaning

Frisian: variant spelling of Reintsema, from a short form of Reinhart + patronymic -s + Frisian -ma ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Reis, Reisz, Ritson, Ritsema, Reitman, Reim, Reints, Resta, Reesman

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Reitsma Family Origin

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Reitsma Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Reitsma occupation in the USA was Planing Mill. 100% of Reitsma's were Planing Mills.

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  • Planing Mill


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Reitsma Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reitsma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reitsma 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Reitsma. 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 Reitsma. For the veterans among your Reitsma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reitsma Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Reitsma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Reitsma in 1963 was 72, and 96 in 2004.

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