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Richelle Family History

Richelle Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Michelle, Rochelle, Rishell, Schelle, Rochell, Michele, Riopelle

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Where is the Richelle family from?

You can see how Richelle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Richelle family name was found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 4 Richelle families living in Ontario. This was about 80% of all the recorded Richelle's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Richelle families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Richelle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Richelle ancestors do for a living?

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

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What Richelle family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 164 census records available for the last name Richelle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Richelle 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 74 immigration records available for the last name Richelle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 10 military records available for the last name Richelle. For the veterans among your Richelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Richelle lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Richelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Richelle in 1967 was 50, and 89 in 2004.

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