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Reitter Name Meaning

occupational name for a mounted soldier or knight, from Middle High German ritære ‘horseman’. habitational name for someone from any of various places called Reit(t) ‘clearing’ (see Reith).

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


Similar surnames: Reiter, Ritter, Reuter, Wetter, Gitter, Reister, Gritter, Mitter

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Reitter Family Origin

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Reitter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Tanner

    10%
  • Baker

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tanner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reitter. The most common Reitter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Reitter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reitter family was Baker.

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Reitter Life Expectancy

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