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Reckling Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the Germanic personal name Rekolf or Reklef, from ric ‘power(ful)’ + (w)olf ‘wolf’ or lef ‘life’, ‘heir’.

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


Similar surnames: Reichling, Redling, Riebeling, Rolling, Redding, Uehling, Hickling

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Reckling Family Origin

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Reckling Family Occupations

What did your Reckling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reckling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Reckling's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Photographer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reckling. A less common occupation for the Reckling family was Restaurant.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Cabinet Maker

    14%
  • Photographer

    14%
  • Restaurant

    14%

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

Reckling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reckling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reckling 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 Reckling. 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 Reckling. For the veterans among your Reckling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reckling Life Expectancy

What is the average Reckling lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Reckling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Reckling in 1958 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reckling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reckling 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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