When Alexander Ritchie was born on 6 July 1792, in Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Andrew Ritchie, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Wilson, was 23. He married Jane or Jean Liston on 28 November 1820, in Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841 and Cunningham, Ayrshire, Scotland in 1851. He died on 9 November 1866, at the age of 74.
Scottish: from a Scottish and northern English pet form of the personal name Rich , a short form of Richard . This surname is also common in Ulster.
Altered form of German Richer 1.
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