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Definition: The Lord's administrator of a village; an occupational surname from the Middle High German "rihtære" meaning judge.

Surname Origin: German, Czech

Alternate Surname Spellings: RYCHTR, RYCHTAR, RECTOR

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Surname Finder - RICHTER Genealogy & Family Resources
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RICHTER Surname & Family Mailing List
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RICHTER Family Genealogy Forum
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FamilySearch - RICHTER Genealogy
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German Genealogy
Research your German family tree with the help of these German genealogical societies, records, surname lists, archives and libraries, and Germany genealogy research guides.

Cousin Connect - RICHTER Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - RICHTER Genealogy & Family History
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MyCinnamonToast.com - RICHTER Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the RICHTER surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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