Riche Family History

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Riche Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Rich. French: nickname for a rich man or perhaps an ironical name for a pauper, from Old French riche ‘rich’.

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

Similar surnames: Rich, Triche, Richer, Richey, Raiche, Roche, Price, Richie, Ricke

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Riche Family Origin

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Riche Family Occupations

What did your Riche ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Riche family was Carman (Master). Carpenter, Dressmaker and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riche. The most common Riche occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 9% of Riche's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Dressmaker

  • Baker

  • Carman (Master)


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

Riche Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Riche. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riche 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 Riche

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Riche. 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 Riche. For the veterans among your Riche ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riche Life Expectancy

What is the average Riche lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Riche life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Riche in 1947 was 60, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riche

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riche 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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