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Reichel Early Origins



The surname Reichel 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.

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Reichel Spelling Variations


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Reichel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Reich, Reiche, Reichs, Reicher, Reick, Reicke, Reicker, Reichers, Rike, Ryke, Rycke, Reichle, Reichel, Riker and many more.

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Reichel Early History


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Reichel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Reichel 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 Reichel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Reichel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Reichel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time with the surname Reichel 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 Reichel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Reichel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John George Reichel, aged 32, landed in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Johannes Reichel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1770

Reichel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Reichel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1804
  • Karl Friedrich Reichel, who arrived in North America in 1847

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Contemporary Notables of the name Reichel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Reichel (post 1700)



  • William F. Reichel, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1952, 1956; Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1944
  • Ione M. Reichel, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1960; Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1961
  • Fred J. Reichel, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly from Outagamie County 2nd District, 1956, 1958
  • Richard Reichel, American Ohio politician
  • Matthew Reichel (b. 1981), Illinois politician and activist
  • Carleton Lewis Kealiʻinaniaimokuokalani Reichel (b. 1961), American popular and bestselling singer, songwriter, choreographer, dancer, chanter, scholar, teacher
  • Friedrich Paul Reichel (1858-1934), German surgeon
  • Erwin H. Reichel (1911-1943), German Sturmbannführer (Major) in the Waffen SS during World War II
  • Fritz Schulz Reichel (1912-1990), German jazz and pop pianist
  • Robinson Reichel (b. 1966), German television actor
  • ... (Another 15 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    11. ...

    The Reichel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Reichel Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 11 March 2016 at 18:33.

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