Righter Family History

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Righter Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Reiter or Richter.

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

Similar surnames: Lighter, Richter, Richer, Riter, Risher, Lightner, Riser, Sightler

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Righter Family Origin

Where is the Righter family from?

Righter Family Occupations

What did your Righter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Righter. The most common Righter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Righter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Righter family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Righter Historical Records

What Righter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Righter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Righter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 841 immigration records available for the last name Righter. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Righter. For the veterans among your Righter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Righter Life Expectancy

What is the average Righter lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Righter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Righter in 1944 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Righter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Righter 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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