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Ritzel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of any of several Germanic personal names formed with ric ‘power(ful)’ (see for example Richard, Heinrich, Moritz).

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


Similar surnames: Reitzel, Nitzel, Metzel, Eitel, Neitzel, Ritzler, Ratzel, Ditzel

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Ritzel Family Origin

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Ritzel Family Occupations

What did your Ritzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ritzel. A less common occupation for the Ritzel family was Stone Mason. The most common Ritzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Ritzel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Machinist

    9%
  • Stone Mason

    9%

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

Ritzel Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ritzel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Ritzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Ritzel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, Ritzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Ritzel in 1957 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

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