Reichle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Reichle family

The surname Reichle 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 Reichle family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Reichle research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1277, 1286, 1356, 1720, 1342, 1610, 1645, 1286, 1667, 1734, 1637, 1717, 1720, 1635, 1697, 1635 and 1697 are included under the topic Early Reichle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Reichle 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.

Early Notables of the Reichle family (pre 1700)

Notables of the time with the surname Reichle 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 a German mathematician and astronomer who may have set up the first observatory in the city of Strasbourg. The...
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United States Reichle migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Reichle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Georg Christoph Reichle, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
Reichle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Lewis Reichle went to Philadelphia in 1840
  • Christian Reichle, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1869 [1]
  • John Reichle, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1878 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Reichle (post 1700) +

  • Richard Wendell Reichle (1896-1967), American Major League Baseball reserve outfielder who played in the 1920s
  • William Reichle, American politician, Farmer-Labor Candidate for New York State Assembly from Bronx County 1st District, 1921 [2]
  • Edward J. Reichle, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate in primary for Ohio State House of Representatives from Hamilton County, 1938 [2]
  • Jan Reichle, Australian cinematographer


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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