Gritter Family History

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Gritter Name Meaning

In German-speaking Switzerland this is a topographic name for someone living or farming on newly cleared land, from Middle High German geriute + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant. Compare Kreider. In northern Germany, an occupational name for a miller, Middle Low German grütter.

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


Similar surnames: Ritter, Gitter, Grittner, Grieser, Gmitter, Pitter, Mitter, Rotter

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Gritter Family Origin

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Gritter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Fisherman

    33%
  • Hod Carrier

    33%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gritter family was Hod Carrier. Farmer and Fisherman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gritter. The most common Gritter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gritter's were Farmers.

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Gritter Historical Records

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Gritter Life Expectancy

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