Origins Available: English, French
Early Origins of the Richez family
Suffolk where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1086 when Richerious, a monk, held estates in that county.
Early History of the Richez family
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Richez Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Richer, Ricker, Reacher, Rickers, Richers and many more.
Early Notables of the Richez family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Richez family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Bernhart Richer, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1734; and John Richer, who settled in Maryland in 1774.
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