Recht Family History

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Recht Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name from a place so named in the Rhineland. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for an upright person, from Middle High German reht, German recht ‘straight’. As a Jewish name it is mainly of ornamental origin.

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


Similar surnames: Hecht, Rech, Pech, Reck, Nacht, Krech, Lucht, Pracht, Macht, Luecht

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Recht Family Origin

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Recht Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Hardware Dealer

    6%
  • Huckster

    6%

In 1880, the most common Recht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Recht's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Recht family was Huckster. Farmer, Carpenter and Hardware Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Recht.

Source: Census data for Recht | Data not to scale

Recht Historical Records

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Recht Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Recht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Recht in 1958 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Recht

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