Reichman Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Reichman Name Meaning

German (Reichmann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a powerful or wealthy man, from Middle High German rich, German reich ‘noble’, ‘powerful’, ‘rich’ + man, modern German Mann ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Richman, Reitman, Reichmann, Weichman, Reissman, Reisman, Rehmann

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Reichman Family Origin

Where is the Reichman family from?

Reichman Family Occupations

What did your Reichman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant Machine Shop Foreman (engineering) and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Reichman. 25% of Reichman men worked as an Assistant Machine Shop Foreman (engineering) and 20% of Reichman women worked as a Domestic Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reichman were Radio Engineer (manager) and Student

View Census data for Reichman | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Machine Shop Foreman (engineering)
  • Commercial Traveller
  • General Shopkeeper
  • Radio Engineer (manager)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
  • Housemaid
  • Shop Assistant General
  • Student

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Reichman Historical Records

What Reichman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Reichman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reichman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Reichman

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Reichman. 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.

View all Reichman immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Reichman. For the veterans among your Reichman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Reichman military records

You've only scratched the surface of Reichman family history.

Reichman Life Expectancy

What is the average Reichman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Reichman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Reichman in 1957 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reichman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reichman 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 Reichman Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name