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Ricketts Family History

Ricketts Name Meaning
English (chiefly West Midlands): patronymic from Rickett.

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

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Name Distribution of Ricketts Families

  • Number of Ricketts families
     57 - 112
     20 - 56
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ricketts families
     302 - 601
     101 - 301
     1 - 100
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Ricketts families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ricketts Family Origin

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Ricketts Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ricketts

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Ricketts Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Ricketts Civil War Service Records

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