Ricker Family History

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Ricker Name Meaning

English: variant of Richer. German: variant of Richer.

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

Similar surnames: Dicker, Fricker, Bricker, Rickey, Rucker, Richer, Rickert, Picker

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Ricker Family Origin

Where is the Ricker family from?

Ricker Family Occupations

What did your Ricker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ricker. The most common Ricker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Ricker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ricker family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Ricker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ricker Life Expectancy

What is the average Ricker lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ricker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ricker in 1946 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ricker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ricker 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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