Rickson Family History

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Rickson Name Meaning

patronymic from a short form of Richard. topographic name for someone who lived where rushes grew, from West Saxon ryxen ‘rushes’, plural of rixe (see Ricks).

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

Similar surnames: Ricks, Erickson, Nickson, Ritson, Wickson, Dickson, Ricken, Derickson

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Rickson Family Origin

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Rickson Family Occupations

What did your Rickson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rickson occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Rickson's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Rickson family was Keeping House. Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rickson.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Rickson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Rickson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rickson 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 826 immigration records available for the last name Rickson. 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 677 military records available for the last name Rickson. For the veterans among your Rickson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rickson Life Expectancy

What is the average Rickson lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rickson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rickson in 1956 was 42, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rickson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rickson 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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