Rico Family History

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Rico Name Meaning

Spanish (also Portuguese): nickname from rico ‘rich’.

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

Similar surnames: Pico, Riso, Rio, Rizo, Rich, Recio, Rick, Ricco, Rigo, Rigor

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Rico Family Origin

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Rico Family Occupations

What did your Rico ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rico occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Rico's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rico. A less common occupation for the Rico family was Dry Goods Merchant.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Dry Goods Merchant


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

Rico Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rico. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rico 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rico. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rico. For the veterans among your Rico ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rico Life Expectancy

What is the average Rico lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Rico life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Rico in 1942 was 41, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rico

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rico 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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