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Find more Ricken relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 88 more people named Ricken in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 294 people named Ricken in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% more people named Ricken in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 382 people named Ricken were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 74 adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 186 females, Lena was the most common name
  • 29% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Ricken families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 47% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Iowa