Rittenhouse Family History

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Rittenhouse Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Rittinghaus, a habitational name from a farm near Altena, Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Stenhouse, Ridenour, Outhouse, Greathouse, Batenhorst, Rottinghaus

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Rittenhouse Family Origin

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Rittenhouse Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rittenhouse family was Carpenter. The most common Rittenhouse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Rittenhouse's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rittenhouse.

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Rittenhouse Historical Records

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Rittenhouse Life Expectancy

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