Recher Family History

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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 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Recher. 34% of Recher men worked as a Farmer and 42% of Recher women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Recher were Clerk and Cleark

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    42%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Cleark
    17%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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 949 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 541 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.

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