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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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Where is the Reicher family from?

You can see how Reicher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reicher family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Reicher families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Reicher families living in New Brunswick. This was about 63% of all the recorded Reicher's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Reicher families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reicher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reicher ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Institutrice were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Reicher. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Institutrice
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Census Records

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 Lists

There are 1,000 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 Cards

There are 3,000 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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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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