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Richarson Family History

Richarson Name Meaning

English: variant of Richardson .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Richardson, Richerson, Hickerson, Dickason, Michelson, Richison

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Where is the Richarson family from?

You can see how Richarson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Richarson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Richarson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 46 Richarson families living in London. This was about 23% of all the recorded Richarson's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Richarson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Richarson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Richarson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Richarson. 28% of Richarson men worked as a General Labourer and 80% of Richarson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Richarson were Bricklayers Labourer and Unpaid Household Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Iron Moulder
  • Farmer
  • Bricklayers Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Household Duties
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Richarson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Richarson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 857 immigration records available for the last name Richarson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 575 military records available for the last name Richarson. For the veterans among your Richarson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Richarson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Richarson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Richarson in 1963 was 62, and 54 in 2004.

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