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Reckard Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Reckhard(t), from a Germanic personal name composed with rag- ‘advice’ + hart ‘strong’, ‘brave’.

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


Similar surnames: Reckart, Packard, Pickard, Richard, Reynard, Recker, Record, Dickard

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Reckard Family Origin

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Reckard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Grocer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reckard family was Carpenter. Farmer, Grocer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reckard. The most common Reckard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Reckard's were Farmers.

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Reckard Historical Records

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Reckard Life Expectancy

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