Rackham Family History

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Rackham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Sussex, so named from Old English hreac ‘mound’, ‘(hay)rick’ (probably the name of a nearby hill) + ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Packham, Blackham, Beckham, Bickham, Markham, Peckham, Wickham

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Rackham Family Origin

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Rackham Family Occupations

What did your Rackham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rackham. 19% of Rackham men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Rackham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rackham were Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    19%
  • Farm Labourer
    12%
  • Horseman On Farm
    7%
  • Dairy Farmer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    71%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rackham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Rackham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rackham 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rackham. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Rackham. For the veterans among your Rackham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rackham Life Expectancy

What is the average Rackham lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rackham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rackham in 1962 was 71, and 88 in 2004.

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