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Reitan Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads in Trøndelag named with the definite plural form of reit, from Old Norse reitr ‘small cultivated field’.

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


Similar surnames: Reiten, Reistad, Renton, Reith, Reitano, Reiter, Rein, Reitz, Redican

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Reitan Family Origin

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Reitan Family Occupations

What did your Reitan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reitan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Reitan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

Reitan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reitan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reitan 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Reitan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Reitan. For the veterans among your Reitan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reitan Life Expectancy

What is the average Reitan lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Reitan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Reitan in 1951 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reitan 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.

Famous Reitan Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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