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Reichle Family History

Reichle Name Meaning

South German:: variant of Reichel metonymic occupational name for a blacksmith from the unrounded diminutive of Rauch ‘smoke’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Raichle, Reichl, Treible, Reischl, Reil, Treichler, Riche, Raible

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Where is the Reichle family from?

You can see how Reichle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reichle family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Reichle families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 31 Reichle families living in Michigan. This was about 24% of all the recorded Reichle's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Reichle families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reichle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reichle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reichle. 16% of Reichle men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Reichle women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reichle were Salesman and Laundress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Laundress
    8%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Reichle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reichle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Reichle. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Reichle. For the veterans among your Reichle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reichle lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Reichle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Reichle in 1941 was 30, and 85 in 2004.

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