Richters Family History

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Richters Name Meaning

German (North Rhineland): patronymic form of Richter.

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


Similar surnames: Richter, Wichers, Rickers, Riggers, Reckers, Dichter, Michaels

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Richters Family Origin

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Richters Family Occupations

What did your Richters ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Richters family was News Stand. Farmer, Farming and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Richters. The most common Richters occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Richters's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Grocer

    14%
  • News Stand

    14%

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

Richters Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Richters Life Expectancy

What is the average Richters lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Richters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Richters in 1956 was 83, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Richters

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Richters 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.

Famous Richters Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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