Ricks Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from a short form of Richard. English: topographic name for someone who lived where rushes grew, Middle English rexe, rixe (Old English rix).

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

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Ricks Family Origin

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Ricks Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ricks family was Farming. The most common Ricks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Ricks's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ricks.

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Ricks Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Ricks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ricks in 1944 was 22, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ricks

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