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

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Rietz Family Origin

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Rietz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Lumber Dealer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

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Rietz Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rietz

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