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Reichner Family History

Reichner Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Reichenau, for example in Saxony and Baden-Württemberg.

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


Similar surnames: Reicher, Zeichner, Richner, Lechner, Rechner, Leichner, Reisner

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Where is the Reichner family from?

You can see how Reichner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reichner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Reichner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Reichner families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 67% of all the recorded Reichner's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Reichner families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reichner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reichner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reichner. 28% of Reichner men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Reichner women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reichner were Clerk and New Worker. .

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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
    28%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
  • New Worker
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Reichner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reichner 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 366 immigration records available for the last name Reichner. 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 424 military records available for the last name Reichner. For the veterans among your Reichner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reichner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Reichner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Reichner in 1963 was 67, and 83 in 2004.

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