Ritterbusch Family History

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Ritterbusch Name Meaning

Rhenish-Westphalian topographic name from Retten, Redden ‘swamp’ + Busch ‘woods’ (regional). nickname for a highwayman, a compound of Ritter ‘knight’, ‘mounted soldier’ + Busch ‘bush’.

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


Similar surnames: Wiebusch, Ritter, Ellerbusch, Hellbusch, Rosebush, Raudenbush

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Ritterbusch Family Origin

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Ritterbusch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Gardner

    25%
  • Grocer

    13%
  • Grocery Store

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ritterbusch family was Grocery Store. Farmer, Gardner and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ritterbusch. The most common Ritterbusch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Ritterbusch's were Farmers.

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Ritterbusch Historical Records

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Ritterbusch Life Expectancy

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