Rechtin Family History

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Rechtin Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. It may be of German origin, possibly from a shortened form of a habitational name such as Rechtenberg, from a place so named in Baden-Württemberg.

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


Similar surnames: Recht, Reichling, Redlin, Reichlin, Rehrig, Bettin, Reichstein, Hecht

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Rechtin Family Origin

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Rechtin Family Occupations

What did your Rechtin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rechtin family was Clerk In Store. The most common Rechtin occupation in the USA was Grocer. 20% of Rechtin's were Grocers. Grocer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rechtin.

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  • Grocer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • At Home

    10%
  • Clerk In Store

    10%

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Rechtin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rechtin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rechtin 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 Rechtin. 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 Rechtin. For the veterans among your Rechtin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rechtin Life Expectancy

What is the average Rechtin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rechtin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rechtin in 1962 was 68, and 91 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rechtin 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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