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Rietz Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various places so named in eastern Germany. altered spelling of Reitz.

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


Similar surnames: Reetz, Lietz, Retz, Rieth, Ritz, Zietz, Riepe, Netz, Riera, Rentz

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Rietz Family Origin

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Rietz Family Occupations

What did your Rietz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rietz family was Keeping House. The most common Rietz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Rietz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Lumber Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rietz.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Lumber Dealer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Rietz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rietz Life Expectancy

What is the average Rietz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rietz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Rietz in 1953 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rietz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rietz 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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