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Rechtin Name Meaning

German: variant of Rechtien unexplained. The surname Rechtin is very rare in Germany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Rechtin family from?

You can see how Rechtin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rechtin family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Rechtin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 42 Rechtin families living in Ohio. This was about 60% of all the recorded Rechtin's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Rechtin families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rechtin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rechtin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Rechtin. 50% of Rechtin men worked as a Salesman. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Foreman
  • Truck Driver
  • Clerk
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What Rechtin family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 879 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 Lists

There are 96 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 Cards

There are 161 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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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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