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Reichel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of any of several Germanic personal names formed with the Germanic element ric ‘power’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Raykhl, a pet form of Raykhe, which in turn is derived from Yiddish raykh ‘rich’.

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


Similar surnames: Reicher, Richel, Reitzel, Heichel, Reich, Eichel, Richey, Eichen

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Reichel Family Origin

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Reichel Family Occupations

What did your Reichel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reichel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Reichel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reichel family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reichel.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%

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Reichel Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Reichel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Reichel Life Expectancy

What is the average Reichel lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, Reichel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Reichel in 1949 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

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