Reitz Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): habitational name from a place near Stolpe in Pomerania called Reitz. German: from a late medieval short pet form of the personal name Richard or Heinrich (see Henry). Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Raytse, of Germanic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Ritz, Rentz, Weitz, Gretz, Leitz, Neitz, Fitz, Reith, Peitz, Kreitz

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Reitz Family Origin

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Reitz Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    22%
  • Merchant Druggist Sundries

    11%
  • Painter

    11%
  • Patent Leather Dresser

    11%

In 1881, the most common Reitz occupation in the UK was Baker. 22% of Reitz's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Reitz family was Patent Leather Dresser. Baker, Merchant Druggist Sundries and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reitz.

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Reitz Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Reitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Reitz in 1944 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reitz

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