Rickles Family History

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Rickles Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Rickels or English Rickells, probably derived from any of a number of Old German personal names including Richild (or the feminine form Richeldis) or Richold.

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

Similar surnames: Nickles, Tickle, Richley, Sickles, Mickle, Ricklefs, Ricks, Reckley

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Rickles Family Origin

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Rickles Family Occupations

What did your Rickles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeps House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rickles. The most common Rickles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Rickles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rickles family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • Blacksmith

  • Coal Miner


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

Rickles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rickles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rickles 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 495 immigration records available for the last name Rickles. 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 662 military records available for the last name Rickles. For the veterans among your Rickles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rickles Life Expectancy

What is the average Rickles lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rickles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rickles in 1962 was 71, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rickles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rickles 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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