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Richer Name Meaning

English and German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ric ‘power(ful)’ + hari, heri ‘army’. The name was introduced into England by the Normans in the form Richier, but was largely absorbed by the much more common Richard. Americanized spelling of German Ritscher, a variant of Richard.German: nickname or status name from Sorbian rycer ‘knight’.

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


Similar surnames: Risher, Richey, Recker, Sicher, Reicher, Richter, Wicker, Riche

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Richer Family Origin

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Richer Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Gen Lab

    3%
  • Wheelwright

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Richer family was Wheelwright. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Gen Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Richer. The most common Richer occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Richer's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Richer Historical Records

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Richer Life Expectancy

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Famous Richer Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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