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Recktenwald Family History

Recktenwald Name Meaning
German: habitational name from Recktenwald, near Saarbrücken.

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

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2,640 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
511 Military Records
228 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Recktenwald Families

  • Number of Recktenwald families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Recktenwald last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Recktenwald last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Recktenwald Family Origin

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Recktenwald Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Recktenwald

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Recktenwald Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Recktenwald census records

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Recktenwald Civil War Service Records

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