Richerson Family History

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Richerson Name Meaning

Apparently an altered spelling of Richardson or perhaps a patronymic from Richer.

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


Similar surnames: Rickerson, Richeson, Richison, Ricketson, Richarson, Michelson

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Richerson Family Origin

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Richerson Family Occupations

What did your Richerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Richerson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Richerson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Richerson. A less common occupation for the Richerson family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Richerson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Richerson Life Expectancy

What is the average Richerson lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Richerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Richerson in 1940 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Richerson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Richerson 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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