Ritthaler Family History

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Ritthaler Name Meaning

German: probably a topographic name from Middle High German riet, (ritt) ‘reed’, ‘marsh’ + tal ‘valley’, + the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Thaler, Sittler, Rittman, Mittler, Gitter, Rittner, Bretthauer

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Ritthaler Family Origin

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Ritthaler Family Occupations

What did your Ritthaler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ritthaler. 15% of Ritthaler men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Ritthaler women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ritthaler were Carpenter and Record Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Baker
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    40%
  • Electric Welder
    20%
  • Letter Carrier
    20%
  • Record Clerk
    20%

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

Ritthaler Historical Records

What Ritthaler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 693 census records available for the last name Ritthaler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ritthaler 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 131 immigration records available for the last name Ritthaler. 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 757 military records available for the last name Ritthaler. For the veterans among your Ritthaler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ritthaler Life Expectancy

What is the average Ritthaler lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ritthaler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ritthaler in 1942 was 38, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ritthaler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ritthaler 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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