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Rech Family History

Rech Name Meaning

German:: from an ancient Germanic personal name Recho a short form of a personal name composed with rāhha ‘revenge’. variant of Reh ‘roe deer’. habitational name from a place near Koblenz called Rech.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Reh, Krech, Rich, Pech, Rach, Roch, Reck, Recht, Dech, Reich

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Where is the Rech family from?

You can see how Rech families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rech family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rech families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Rech family living in Tennessee. This was about 50% of all the recorded Rech's in USA. Tennessee and 1 other state had the highest population of Rech families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rech surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rech ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rech. 21% of Rech men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Rech women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rech were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Rech. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rech 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rech. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Rech. For the veterans among your Rech ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rech lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Rech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rech in 1942 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

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