Reitzel Family History

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Reitzel Name Meaning

from a pet form of a Germanic name, Ragizo, derived from compound names formed with rag- ‘advice’ as the first element, or from a Slavic personal name. nickname from Middle High German reiz(z)el ‘bait’ (for fowling).

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


Similar surnames: Neitzel, Weitzel, Ritzel, Hetzel, Reichel, Reutzel, Rentzel, Retzer

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Reitzel Family Origin

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Reitzel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • House Painter

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, the most common Reitzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Reitzel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reitzel family was House Painter. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reitzel.

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Reitzel Historical Records

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Reitzel Life Expectancy

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