Ritchey Family History

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Ritchey Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, or English: variant spelling of Ritchie 1. Perhaps also an altered spelling of Swiss German Rütsche, Rütschi, Ruetschi, from pet forms of the personal name Rudolf. .

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


Similar surnames: Richey, Ritch, Witchey, Richley, Rickey, Richer, Kitchen, Pitcher

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Ritchey Family Origin

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Ritchey Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    29%
  • Edge Tool Striker

    14%
  • Green Grocer

    14%
  • Master Builder Employing 14 Men

    14%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Edge Tool Striker and Green Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ritchey. A less common occupation for the Ritchey family was Master Builder Employing 14 Men. The most common Ritchey occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 29% of Ritchey's were Coal Miners.

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Ritchey Historical Records

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Ritchey Life Expectancy

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