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Rector Name Meaning

German and Dutch: status name for the director of an institution, in particular the head of a religious house or a college. Americanized form of German Richter.

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


Similar surnames: Hector, Recker, Pectol, Nestor, Doctor, Textor, Teetor, Renter

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Rector Family Origin

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Rector Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rector family was Farming. The most common Rector occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Rector's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rector.

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Rector Historical Records

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Rector Life Expectancy

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