Ritzinger Family History

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Ritzinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from either of two places named Ritzing, in Bavaria, Germany and in Burgenland, Austria.

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

Similar surnames: Kitzinger, Litzinger, Matzinger, Ridinger, Gittinger, Riedinger

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Ritzinger Family Origin

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Ritzinger Family Occupations

What did your Ritzinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ritzinger occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Ritzinger's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Banker and Book Binder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ritzinger. A less common occupation for the Ritzinger family was Butcher.

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  • Keeping House

  • Banker

  • Book Binder

  • Butcher


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

Ritzinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ritzinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ritzinger 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 417 immigration records available for the last name Ritzinger. 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 818 military records available for the last name Ritzinger. For the veterans among your Ritzinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ritzinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Ritzinger lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Ritzinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Ritzinger in 1963 was 74, and 93 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ritzinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ritzinger 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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