Rix Name Meaning

English and German: variant spelling of Ricks.

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

Similar surnames: Rex, Wix, Vix, Hix, Six, Ris, Rew, Nix, Mix, Pax

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Rix Family Origin

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Rix Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Rix Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rix Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rix life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Rix in 1950 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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