Rittle Family History

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Rittle Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Rittel.

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

Similar surnames: Kittle, Hittle, Tittle, Riffle, Hottle, Riegle, Riggle, Zittle

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Rittle Family Origin

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Rittle Family Occupations

What did your Rittle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rittle. A less common occupation for the Rittle family was Butcher. The most common Rittle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Rittle's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher


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

Rittle Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rittle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rittle. For the veterans among your Rittle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rittle Life Expectancy

What is the average Rittle lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Rittle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rittle in 1948 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rittle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rittle 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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