Ricketts Family History

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Ricketts Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): patronymic from Rickett.

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

Similar surnames: Rickett, Nickels, Nickens, Wickers, Pickett, Fickett, Rickert

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Ricketts Family Origin

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Ricketts Family Occupations

What did your Ricketts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ricketts. The most common Ricketts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Ricketts's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ricketts family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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Ricketts Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ricketts Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ricketts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Ricketts in 1943 was 27, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ricketts 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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