Reckart Family History

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Reckart Name Meaning

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

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

Similar surnames: Reckard, Heckert, Eckert, Lockhart, Rueckert, Deckert, Reynard

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Reckart Family Origin

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Reckart Family Occupations

What did your Reckart ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reckart. The most common Reckart occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Reckart's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reckart family was Porter.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Keeping House

  • Porter


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

Reckart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Reckart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reckart 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 42 immigration records available for the last name Reckart. 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 211 military records available for the last name Reckart. For the veterans among your Reckart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reckart Life Expectancy

What is the average Reckart lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Reckart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Reckart in 1959 was 68, and 63 in 2004.

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