Rietz Family History

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Rietz Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various places so named in eastern Germany. altered spelling of Reitz.

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


Similar surnames: Reetz, Lietz, Retz, Rieth, Ritz, Zietz, Riepe, Netz, Riera, Rentz

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Rietz Family Origin

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Rietz Family Occupations

What did your Rietz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rietz. 14% of Rietz men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Rietz women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rietz were Farming and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    14%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    3%
  • Farming
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    19%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Teacher
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rietz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rietz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rietz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rietz. 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 Rietz. For the veterans among your Rietz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rietz Life Expectancy

What is the average Rietz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rietz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Rietz in 1953 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rietz

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