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Richley Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from an unidentified place, possibly in the Newcastle area of northeastern England, where the surname is now most concentrated. Perhaps also an altered spelling of Swiss German Richle and Richli, from a short form of a Germanic personal name based on ric, rih ‘power(ful)’ (see Reich).

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


Similar surnames: Richey, Richer, Ritchey, Reckley, Ridley, Brickley, Rickles, Ridgley

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Richley Family Origin

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Richley Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    7%
  • Accountant

    4%
  • Assistant Grocer

    4%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%

In 1881, Butcher, Accountant and Assistant Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Richley. The most common Richley occupation in the UK was Butcher. 7% of Richley's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Richley family was Cabinet Maker.

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Richley Historical Records

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Richley Life Expectancy

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