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Rackers Name Meaning

German (Räckers): in the Lower Rhine-Westphalia area, from a reduced form of Rädeker, itself a reduced form of Rademaker.

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


Similar surnames: Rucker, Reckers, Ackers, Rickers, Rockers, Rickert, Rickels, Recker

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Rackers Family Origin

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Rackers Family Occupations

What did your Rackers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rackers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Rackers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rackers family was Cooper. Farmer, Laborer and Chair Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rackers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    27%
  • Chair Maker

    18%
  • Cooper

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rackers ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rackers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rackers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rackers census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rackers. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rackers. For the veterans among your Rackers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rackers Life Expectancy

What is the average Rackers lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rackers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rackers in 1953 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rackers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rackers ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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