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Ricker Family History

Ricker Name Meaning
English: variant of Richer.German: variant of Richer.

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

328,868 Historical Documents with Ricker on Ancestry.com
67,927 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,354 Military Records
4,004 Immigration Records
51,846 Census and Voter Lists
194,737 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ricker Families

  • Number of Ricker families
     94 - 185
     32 - 93
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ricker families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ricker last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ricker census records

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Ricker Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Ricker families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Ricker Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Ricker families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Ricker

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Ricker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ricker census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Ricker ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Ricker Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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