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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

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

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Reitan Historical Records

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Reitan Life Expectancy

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