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Ritner Family Origin

Where is the Ritner family from?

Ritner Family Occupations

What did your Ritner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ritner. The most common Ritner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Ritner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ritner family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Ritner Historical Records

What Ritner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ritner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ritner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ritner

Passenger List

There are 274 immigration records available for the last name Ritner. 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 747 military records available for the last name Ritner. For the veterans among your Ritner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ritner Life Expectancy

What is the average Ritner lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Ritner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Ritner in 1964 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ritner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ritner 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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