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Rickel Family History

Rickel Name Meaning
habitational name from a place in Haspengau (near Lüttich) named Rickel.from a female Germanic personal name, Riclind.from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ric ‘power(ful)’ + wald- ‘to rule’.altered spelling of Richel.

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

31,715 Historical Documents with Rickel on Ancestry.com
6,856 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,359 Military Records
713 Immigration Records
5,653 Census and Voter Lists
17,134 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rickel Families

  • Number of Rickel families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rickel families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rickel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rickel census records

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Rickel Family Origin

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Rickel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rickel

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Rickel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rickel census records

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Rickel Civil War Service Records

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