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Ritland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads in Rogaland and Agder, named in Old Norse as Rísland, from hrís ‘brushwood’ + land ‘land’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Netland, Wiland, Hetland, Watland, Ryland, Rutland, Rieland, Roseland

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Ritland Family Origin

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Ritland Family Occupations

What did your Ritland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ritland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Ritland's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ritland.

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Farm

    20%

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Ritland Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ritland ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Ritland Life Expectancy

What is the average Ritland lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, Ritland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ritland in 1964 was 86, and 85 in 2004.

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