Richerdson Family History

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Richerdson Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Richardson, Richerson, Michelson, Rickerson, Nichelson, Dickerson

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Richerdson Family Origin

Where is the Richerdson family from?

Richerdson Family Occupations

What did your Richerdson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Richerdson family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Richerdson. The most common Richerdson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Richerdson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Carpenter


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

Richerdson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Richerdson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Richerdson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Richerdson

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Richerdson. 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 Richerdson. For the veterans among your Richerdson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Richerdson Life Expectancy

What is the average Richerdson lifespan?

Between 1998 and 2002, in the United States, Richerdson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Richerdson in 1998 was 68, and 65 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Richerdson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Richerdson 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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