Riter Family History

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Riter Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Reiter or Ritter.

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

Similar surnames: Ritger, Liter, Ritner, Rizer, Riner, Ruter, Riser, Ritter, Rider

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Riter Family Origin

Where is the Riter family from?

Riter Family Occupations

What did your Riter ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Estate Agents Cashier and Box Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Riter. 15% of Riter women worked as a Box Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Estate Agents Cashier

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Box Maker
  • Confectioner (shopkeeper)
  • Domestic
  • Glove Worker Machinist

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

Riter Historical Records

What Riter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Riter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riter 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 666 immigration records available for the last name Riter. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Riter. For the veterans among your Riter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riter Life Expectancy

What is the average Riter lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Riter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Riter in 1951 was 51, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riter ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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