Rechner Family History

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Rechner Name Meaning

occupational name from Middle High German rechenære ‘reckoner’, ‘keeper of accounts’. variant of Recher 1. habitational name from a place so named near Bochum.

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

Similar surnames: Recher, Lechner, Fechner, Reisner, Richner, Rehmer, Recker, Kelchner

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Rechner Family Origin

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Rechner Family Occupations

What did your Rechner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rechner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Rechner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rechner family was Brewer. Farmer, Tailor and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rechner.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Barber

  • Brewer


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

Rechner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rechner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rechner 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 457 immigration records available for the last name Rechner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Rechner. For the veterans among your Rechner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rechner Life Expectancy

What is the average Rechner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rechner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rechner in 1957 was 51, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rechner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rechner 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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