Ritch Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Rich. Altered spelling of German Ritsch, probably from a short form of a Germanic personal name based on ric ‘power(ful)’ or hrod ‘renown’; or an altered spelling of Swiss German Rütsch, Ruetsch, from Alemannic short forms of Rudolf.

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


Similar surnames: Rich, Mitch, Ritchey, Rick, Rieck, Ruth, Roch, Urich, Tritch, Fitch

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Ritch Family Origin

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Ritch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Fisherman

    6%
  • Stocking Knitter

    4%
  • Blacksmith Emply 1 Man Master And 1 Boy

    2%

In 1881, the most common Ritch occupation in the UK was Farmer. 47% of Ritch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ritch family was Blacksmith Emply 1 Man Master And 1 Boy. Farmer, Fisherman and Stocking Knitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ritch.

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Ritch Historical Records

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Ritch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Ritch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Ritch in 1945 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ritch

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