Ritt Name Meaning

topographic name from Old High German ritta ‘reeds’ or a habitational name from a place so named near Kassel. variant of Ried 2. from a short form of a Germanic personal name based on rid ‘ride’.

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


Similar surnames: Kitt, Litt, Witt, Britt, Pitt, Britz, Tritt, Rott, Ritz, Bitz

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Ritt Family Origin

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Ritt Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter Employ 1 Man (Master)

    33%
  • Farrier

    33%
  • Wolen Mercht 2 Men 1 Boy

    33%

In 1881, Carpenter Employ 1 Man (Master) and Farrier were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ritt. A less common occupation for the Ritt family was Wolen Mercht 2 Men 1 Boy. The most common Ritt occupation in the UK was Carpenter Employ 1 Man (Master). 33% of Ritt's were Carpenter Employ 1 Man (Master)s.

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Ritt Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Ritt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ritt in 1943 was 25, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ritt

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