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Recher Name Meaning

occupational name for a rake maker, Middle High German rechen. habitational name for someone from Rech, near Remagen, Rhineland.

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


Similar surnames: Becher, Rechner, Recker, Pecher, Reicher, Fecher, Zecher, Reiher

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Recher Family Origin

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Recher Family Occupations

What did your Recher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Recher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Recher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Recher family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Recher.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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

Recher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Recher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Recher 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 Recher. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Recher. For the veterans among your Recher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Recher Life Expectancy

What is the average Recher lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Recher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Recher in 1961 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Recher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Recher 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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