Rackliff Family History

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Rackliff Name Meaning

English: variant of Ratcliff.

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

Similar surnames: Rackliffe, Radcliff, Ratliff, Ratcliffe, Wickliff, Ratliffe

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Rackliff Family Origin

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Rackliff Family Occupations

What did your Rackliff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rackliff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Rackliff's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rackliff. A less common occupation for the Rackliff family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Fisherman

  • Keeping House


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

Rackliff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rackliff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rackliff 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 145 immigration records available for the last name Rackliff. 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 534 military records available for the last name Rackliff. For the veterans among your Rackliff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rackliff Life Expectancy

What is the average Rackliff lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Rackliff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Rackliff in 1942 was 65, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rackliff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rackliff 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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