Rickner Family History

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Rickner Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Richner.

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

Similar surnames: Dicker, Brickner, Ricker, Rucker, Ficker, Recker, Tickner, Richner

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Rickner Family Origin

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Rickner Family Occupations

What did your Rickner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rickner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Rickner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rickner. A less common occupation for the Rickner family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Harness Maker

  • Carpenter


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

Rickner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rickner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rickner 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 169 immigration records available for the last name Rickner. 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 525 military records available for the last name Rickner. For the veterans among your Rickner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rickner Life Expectancy

What is the average Rickner lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2003, in the United States, Rickner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Rickner in 1944 was 19, and 82 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rickner 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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