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Rickert Name Meaning

English: variant of Richard. North German and Frisian form of Richard. Probably an Americanized spelling of cognates in other languages, for example German Reichert or Dutch Rickaert.

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


Similar surnames: Dickert, Recker, Ricker, Rickerd, Rickers, Lickert, Richert, Bricker

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Rickert Family Origin

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Rickert Family Occupations

What did your Rickert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rickert family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rickert. The most common Rickert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Rickert's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Rickert Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rickert Life Expectancy

What is the average Rickert lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rickert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rickert in 1947 was 19, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rickert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rickert 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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