Rietman Family History

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Rietman Name Meaning

Respelling of German Rietmann.

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

Similar surnames: Riedeman, Rittman, Siegman, Nierman, Rietmann, Viehman, Reiman

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Rietman Family Origin

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Rietman Family Occupations

What did your Rietman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rietman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Rietman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rietman family was Laborer. Farmer, Cooper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rietman.

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  • Farmer

  • Cooper

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rietman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rietman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rietman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rietman 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 228 immigration records available for the last name Rietman. 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 133 military records available for the last name Rietman. For the veterans among your Rietman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rietman Life Expectancy

What is the average Rietman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Rietman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rietman in 1954 was 58, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rietman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rietman 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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