When Peter Rytz was born about 1568, in Eggiwil, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Peter Rytz, was 33 and his mother, Margreth Barbin, was 27. He married Barbel Winteregg on 10 November 1595. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.
from the personal name Rizo, itself derived in part from Richard and in part from Heinrich (see Henry ).
from a short form of the personal name Moritz .