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Reicher Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an inflected form of Reich. German: from a Germanic personal name (see Richer). German: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Reich, Reichau, or Reichen in Bavaria and Bohemia.

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


Similar surnames: Eicher, Keicher, Reichel, Richer, Reichner, Reisner, Recher, Eichen

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Reicher Family Origin

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Reicher Family Occupations

What did your Reicher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reicher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Reicher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reicher family was Works In Brewery. Farmer, Shoe Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reicher.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Shoe Maker

    15%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Works In Brewery

    10%

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Reicher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Reicher Life Expectancy

What is the average Reicher lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Reicher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Reicher in 1946 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reicher 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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