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Rickard Family History

Rickard Name Meaning
English (Devon and Cornwall) and German: variant of Richard.Americanized spelling of German Reichardt.

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

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97,753 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,307 Military Records
5,877 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Rickard Families

  • Number of Rickard families
     85 - 168
     29 - 84
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rickard families
     230 - 458
     77 - 229
     1 - 76
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Rickard families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rickard census records

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Rickard Family Origin

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Rickard Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rickard

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Rickard Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rickard census records

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Rickard Civil War Service Records

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