Rickers Family History

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Rickers Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: patronymic from Ricker.

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

Similar surnames: Reckers, Rickert, Riggers, Rickels, Wickers, Wichers, Ricker, Rockers

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Rickers Family Origin

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Rickers Family Occupations

What did your Rickers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rickers. A less common occupation for the Rickers family was Carpenter. The most common Rickers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Rickers's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter


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

Rickers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rickers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rickers 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 694 immigration records available for the last name Rickers. 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 678 military records available for the last name Rickers. For the veterans among your Rickers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rickers Life Expectancy

What is the average Rickers lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rickers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Rickers in 1962 was 81, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rickers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rickers 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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