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Recker Name Meaning

North German, Frisian, and Dutch: from a form of the personal name Richard, or a variant of the Dutch name Rijker, composed of the Germanic elements ric ‘power(ful)’ + hari, heri ‘army’. North German: topographic name from Middle Low German recke ‘stretch’, ‘route’, ‘hedge’, or a habitational name for someone from Recke, near Osnabrück.

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


Similar surnames: Ecker, Necker, Rocker, Rucker, Reker, Wicker, Decker, Uecker, Recher

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Recker Family Origin

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Recker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Recker family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Recker. The most common Recker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Recker's were Farmers.

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Recker Historical Records

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Recker Life Expectancy

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