Rightmire Family History

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Rightmire Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Reitmeyer (see Reitmeier).

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


Similar surnames: Rightmyer, Ingmire, Ristine, Rushmore, Sightler, Whitmire, Righter

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Rightmire Family Origin

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Rightmire Family Occupations

What did your Rightmire ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rightmire family was Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rightmire. The most common Rightmire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Rightmire's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Butcher

    2%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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Rightmire Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rightmire Life Expectancy

What is the average Rightmire lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Rightmire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Rightmire in 1943 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rightmire

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rightmire 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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