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Richardt Family History

Richardt Name Meaning

German: variant of Richard.

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


Similar surnames: Richart, Richards, Reichardt, Rickard, Richert, Reichard, Reichart

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Where is the Richardt family from?

You can see how Richardt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Richardt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Richardt families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Richardt families living in New York. This was about 19% of all the recorded Richardt's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Richardt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Richardt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Richardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Richardt. 30% of Richardt men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Richardt women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Richardt were Clerk and Housewife.

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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

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    22%
  • Teacher
    22%
  • Household Duties
    22%
  • Housewife
    16%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Richardt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Richardt 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 910 immigration records available for the last name Richardt. 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 734 military records available for the last name Richardt. For the veterans among your Richardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Richardt lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Richardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Richardt in 1964 was 81, and 80 in 2004.

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