Ritchey Family History

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Ritchey Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, or English: variant spelling of Ritchie 1. Perhaps also an altered spelling of Swiss German Rütsche, Rütschi, Ruetschi, from pet forms of the personal name Rudolf. .

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


Similar surnames: Richey, Ritch, Witchey, Richley, Rickey, Richer, Kitchen, Pitcher

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Ritchey Family Origin

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Ritchey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ritchey. The most common Ritchey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Ritchey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ritchey family was Farming.

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Ritchey Historical Records

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Ritchey Life Expectancy

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