Reichelt Family History

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Reichelt Name Meaning

German: variant of Reichel 1.

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

Similar surnames: Reichert, Reichl, Heichel, Richert, Deichert, Reichel, Teichert

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Reichelt Family Origin

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Reichelt Family Occupations

What did your Reichelt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Astronmical Instrament Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reichelt. A less common occupation for the Reichelt family was Cigar Packer. The most common Reichelt occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Reichelt's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Astronmical Instrament Maker

  • Cigar Packer


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

Reichelt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Reichelt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reichelt 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 Reichelt. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Reichelt. For the veterans among your Reichelt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reichelt Life Expectancy

What is the average Reichelt lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Reichelt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Reichelt in 1947 was 61, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reichelt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reichelt 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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