Ritz Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Rizo, itself derived in part from Richard and in part from Heinrich (see Henry). probably an altered spelling of South German Rütz (see Ruetz).

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

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Ritz Family Origin

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Ritz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ritz. The most common Ritz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Ritz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ritz family was Blacksmith.

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Ritz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Ritz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ritz in 1949 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ritz

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