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Find more Rickett 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 454 more people named Rickett 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 1,242 people named Rickett in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 37% more people named Rickett in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,696 people named Rickett were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 208 adults were unmarried
  • For 843 females, Betty was the most common name
  • 200 reported their race as other than white
  • 161 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,675

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • 142 were first-generation Americans
  • 54 were born in foreign countries