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Rucker Family History

Rucker Name Meaning
German (also Rücker): nickname from Middle High German rucken ‘to move or draw’.North German: nickname from Middle Low German rucker ‘thief’, ‘greedy or acquisitive person’.German: from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Rudiger.English: variant of Rocker.

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

774,286 Historical Documents with Rucker on Ancestry.com
115,204 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
25,245 Military Records
3,352 Immigration Records
83,721 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Rucker Families

  • Number of Rucker families
     182 - 362
     61 - 181
     1 - 60
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rucker 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 Rucker last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Rucker Family Origin

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Rucker Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Rucker

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Rucker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rucker census records

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Rucker Civil War Service Records

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