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Richy History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English, French


The prominent surname Richy originated in France, a country which has been a dominant presence in world affairs for centuries.The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name.The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. As well as the names of the saints of the Christian Church, many of the most common French surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. They derive from the language of the Visigoths, who controlled France between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries. The name Richy is derived from the Old French name Richard, which is composed of the elements ric, meaning power, and hard, meaning hardy or brave.

Early Origins of the Richy family


The surname Richy was first found in Maine where they held a family seat in Breil, and were one of the main aristocratic families of this north-western province on the southern border of Normandy.

Early History of the Richy family


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Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1500 and 1557 are included under the topic Early Richy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Richy Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Richer, Richers, Richey, Richy, Riche, Richert, Richet, Richez, Richi and many more.

Early Notables of the Richy family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Richy family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Richy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Louise Richy, aged 15, who arrived in New York, NY in 1851 [1]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)
  • Pauline Richy, aged 40, who arrived in New York, NY in 1851 [1]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)
  • Sidonia Richy, aged 7, who arrived in New York, NY in 1851 [1]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)

Richy Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • James Richy, aged 50, who landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833
  • Molly Richy, aged 48, who landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833
  • Samuel Richy, aged 20, who landed in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833

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Citations


  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)

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