Rickerson Family History

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Rickerson Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Rickertsen, a patronymic from Richard or Rickert.

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


Similar surnames: Ricketson, Richerson, Nickerson, Dickerson, Rickers, Fulkerson

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Rickerson Family Origin

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Rickerson Family Occupations

What did your Rickerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rickerson family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rickerson. The most common Rickerson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Rickerson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Rickerson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rickerson Life Expectancy

What is the average Rickerson lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rickerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rickerson in 1953 was 54, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rickerson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rickerson 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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