Richel Family History

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Richel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of a Germanic personal name (see Reich).

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

Similar surnames: Richey, Reichel, Rishel, Rachel, Richer, Michel, Rickel, Richens

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Richel Family Origin

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Richel Family Occupations

What did your Richel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter and Lutheran Minister were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Richel. The most common Richel occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 50% of Richel's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Lutheran Minister


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Richel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Richel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Richel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Richel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Richel. 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 594 military records available for the last name Richel. For the veterans among your Richel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Richel Life Expectancy

What is the average Richel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Richel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Richel in 1963 was 72, and 96 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Richel 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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