Riter Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Reiter or Ritter.

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

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Riter Family Origin

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Riter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Riter family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riter. The most common Riter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Riter's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Riter | Data not to scale

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Riter Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Riter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Riter in 1951 was 51, and 62 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riter

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