Reichard Family History

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Reichard Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name (see Richard). This surname (and its variants) has also been adopted by Jews.

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


Similar surnames: Richard, Reinhardt, Reicher, Reckard, Richards, Guichard, Whichard

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Reichard Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Reichard name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Reichard. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    43%

  • Germanic Europe

    23%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

  • Norway

    3%

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Reichard Family Origin

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Reichard Family Occupations

What did your Reichard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reichard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Reichard's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reichard. A less common occupation for the Reichard family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Reichard Historical Records

What Reichard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Reichard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reichard 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Reichard. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Reichard. For the veterans among your Reichard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reichard Life Expectancy

What is the average Reichard lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Reichard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Reichard in 1947 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reichard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reichard 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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