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Reichenbach Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of various minor places, particularly in Baden-Württemberg and Hesse, so named from Old High German rihhi ‘rich’, ‘powerful’ (i.e. strongly flowing) + bah ‘stream’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German reich ‘rich’ + Bach ‘stream’ (see 1).

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

Similar surnames: Eisenbach, Reichenberg, Reidenbach, Rickenbach, Weidenbach, Achenbach

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Reichenbach Family Origin

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Reichenbach Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reichenbach family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reichenbach. The most common Reichenbach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Reichenbach's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Reichenbach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reichenbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reichenbach 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Reichenbach. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Reichenbach. For the veterans among your Reichenbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reichenbach Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Reichenbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Reichenbach in 1948 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

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