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Reckers Name Meaning

North German, Frisian, Dutch: either a patronymic from Recker or a Rhenish variant of the same name with an excrescent -s.

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


Similar surnames: Recker, Rickers, Rickert, Remmers, Decker, Reker, Beckers, Rockers

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Reckers Family Origin

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Reckers Family Occupations

What did your Reckers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reckers occupation in the USA was Tailor. 20% of Reckers's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Reckers family was Carpenter. Tailor, Farmer and Bolt-Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reckers.

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  • Tailor

    20%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Bolt-Maker

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Reckers Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Reckers Life Expectancy

What is the average Reckers lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Reckers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Reckers in 1956 was 39, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reckers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reckers 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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