Richert Family History

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Richert Name Meaning

German: variant of Richer or Richard.

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

Similar surnames: Richart, Reichert, Rickert, Richer, Richardt, Ricker, Pickert

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Richert Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Richert name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Richert. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Richert Family Origin

Where is the Richert family from?

Richert Family Occupations

What did your Richert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Richert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Richert's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Richert. A less common occupation for the Richert family was Saloon Keeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Richert Historical Records

What Richert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Richert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Richert 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Richert. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Richert. For the veterans among your Richert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Richert Life Expectancy

What is the average Richert lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Richert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Richert in 1949 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Richert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Richert 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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