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Recker Family History

Recker Name Meaning
North German, Frisian, and Dutch: from a form of the personal name Richard, or a variant of the Dutch name Rijker, composed of the Germanic elements ric ‘power(ful)’ + hari, heri ‘army’.North German: topographic name from Middle Low German recke ‘stretch’, ‘route’, ‘hedge’, or a habitational name for someone from Recke, near Osnabrück.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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20,604 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,447 Military Records
1,419 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Recker Families

  • Number of Recker families
     28 - 53
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Recker families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Recker families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Recker Family Origin

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Recker Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Recker

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Recker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Recker census records

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Recker Civil War Service Records

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