Ricklefs Family History

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Ricklefs Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a Frisian personal name composed of the elements ric ‘power(ful)’ + lef, leib ‘body’, ‘life’.

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


Similar surnames: Ricken, Rickles, Rickers, Rickel, Richley, Reckers, Dickens, Richens

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Ricklefs Family Origin

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Ricklefs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ricklefs family was Keeping House. The most common Ricklefs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Ricklefs's were Farmers. Farmer and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ricklefs.

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Ricklefs Historical Records

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Ricklefs Life Expectancy

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Famous Ricklefs Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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