Rech Family History

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Rech Name Meaning

from a Germanic personal name, Recho, a shortened form of a personal name composed with rahha ‘revenge’. nickname for someone who was timid or fleet of foot, from Middle High German rech ‘roe deer’. Compare Reh. habitational name from a place near Koblenz called Rech.

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


Similar surnames: Reh, Krech, Rich, Pech, Rach, Roch, Reck, Recht, Dech, Reich

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Rech Family Origin

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Rech Family Occupations

What did your Rech ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rech occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Rech's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rech. A less common occupation for the Rech family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rech ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rech Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rech. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rech 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rech. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rech. For the veterans among your Rech ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rech Life Expectancy

What is the average Rech lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Rech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rech in 1942 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rech

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rech 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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