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Ricca Name Meaning

Italian: from the popular medieval personal name Ricca, from the feminine form of ricco ‘rich’, ‘wealthy’.

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


Similar surnames: Ricco, Ficca, Racca, Fiocca, Mecca, Sica, Rita, Rocca, Ritch, Rieck

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Where is the Ricca family from?

You can see how Ricca families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ricca family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Ricca families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Ricca families living in Missouri. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ricca's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Ricca families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ricca surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ricca ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ricca. 22% of Ricca men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Ricca women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ricca were Tailor and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Proprietor
    5%
  • Tailor
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    15%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Seamstress
    11%
  • Housewife
    6%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ricca. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ricca census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ricca. 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 Cards

There are 988 military records available for the last name Ricca. For the veterans among your Ricca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ricca lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Ricca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ricca in 1950 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

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