Early Origins of the Raich family
The surname Raich was first found in Switzerland
, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local
social and political affairs.
Early History of the Raich family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Raich research.Another 317 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1277, 1286, 1356, 1720, 1342, 1610, 1645, 1286, 1667, 1734, 1637, 1717 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Raich History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Raich Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Reich, Reiche, Reichs, Reicher, Reick, Reicke, Reicker, Reichers, Rike, Ryke, Rycke, Reichle, Reichel, Riker and many more.
Early Notables of the Raich family (pre 1700)
Notables of the time with the surname Raich were Petrus Reich von Reichenstein, who was the Bishop of Basel in 1286. Gottfried Reiche (1667-1734), was German trumpet player and composer of the Baroque era, Johann Sebastian Bach's chief trumpeter. Julius Reichelt (1637-1717), was... Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Raich Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Raich family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Raich Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- James Raich, aged 31, who arrived in New York, NY in 1834 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Contemporary Notables of the name Raich (post 1700)
- Joseph S. Raich, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 18th District, 1972 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Benjamin Raich (b. 1978), Austrian Olympic alpine skier who won two gold and two bronze medals at the 2002, and 2006 games