Richner Family History

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Richner Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from Richen in Baden, or, in the case of the Swiss surname, from Riehen near Basel.

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

Similar surnames: Rechner, Reichner, Richter, Rittner, Zeichner, Richer, Rahner

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Richner Family Origin

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Richner Family Occupations

What did your Richner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Richner family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Richner. The most common Richner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Richner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Butcher

  • Farming


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

Richner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Richner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Richner 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 680 immigration records available for the last name Richner. 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 800 military records available for the last name Richner. For the veterans among your Richner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Richner Life Expectancy

What is the average Richner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Richner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Richner in 1957 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Richner 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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