Rickenbacker Family History

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Rickenbacker Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Rickenbacher, a habitational name for someone from Rickenbach.

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


Similar surnames: Crickenberger, Ellenbecker, Blankenbaker, Rickenbach, Rinkenberger

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Rickenbacker Family Origin

Where is the Rickenbacker family from?

Rickenbacker Family Occupations

What did your Rickenbacker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rickenbacker. A less common occupation for the Rickenbacker family was Laborer. The most common Rickenbacker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Rickenbacker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Rickenbacker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rickenbacker Life Expectancy

What is the average Rickenbacker lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Rickenbacker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Rickenbacker in 1957 was 53, and 65 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rickenbacker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rickenbacker 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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