Righter Family History

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Righter Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Reiter or Richter.

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


Similar surnames: Lighter, Richter, Richer, Riter, Risher, Lightner, Riser, Sightler

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Righter Family Origin

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Righter Family Occupations

What did your Righter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Righter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Righter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Righter. A less common occupation for the Righter family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Righter Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Righter ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Righter Life Expectancy

What is the average Righter lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Righter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Righter in 1944 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Righter 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 Righter Family

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