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Ritson Name Meaning

English (Northumberland and Yorkshire): patronymic from a short form of the personal name Richard.

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


Similar surnames: Kitson, Robson, Hitson, Betson, Sibson, Rigdon, Rickson, Watson

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Ritson Family Origin

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Ritson Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    14%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Joiner

    3%
  • Coalminer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ritson family was Coalminer. Coal Miner, Farmer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ritson. The most common Ritson occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 14% of Ritson's were Coal Miners.

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Ritson Historical Records

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Ritson Life Expectancy

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