Rittman Family History

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Rittman Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived among reeds, from Middle High German riet (ritt) ‘reed’ + man ‘man’. topographic name for someone who lived in a woodland clearing, Middle High German riute. from a Germanic personal name based on rid ‘ride’.

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


Similar surnames: Pittman, Mittman, Rothman, Rethman, Wittmann, Ritzman, Titman

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Rittman Family Origin

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Rittman Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Book Keeper

    6%

In 1880, the most common Rittman occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 13% of Rittman's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Baker and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rittman. A less common occupation for the Rittman family was Book Keeper.

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Rittman Historical Records

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Rittman Life Expectancy

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