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Rector Name Meaning

German and Dutch: status name for the director of an institution, in particular the head of a religious house or a college. Americanized form of German Richter.

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


Similar surnames: Hector, Recker, Pectol, Nestor, Doctor, Textor, Teetor, Renter

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Rector Family Origin

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Rector Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    20%
  • Cooper

    20%
  • Lace Manufactrer

    20%
  • Laundress

    20%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Cooper and Lace Manufactrer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rector. The most common Rector occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 20% of Rector's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Rector family was Laundress.

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Rector Historical Records

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Rector Life Expectancy

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