Rickard Family History

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Rickard Name Meaning

English (Devon and Cornwall) and German: variant of Richard. Americanized spelling of German Reichardt.

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

Similar surnames: Pickard, Dickard, Rickert, Ricard, Rikard, Rickerd, Wickard, Packard

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Rickard Family Origin

Where is the Rickard family from?

Rickard Family Occupations

What did your Rickard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rickard family was Agricultural Labourer. Farmer, Bricklayer and Tin Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rickard. The most common Rickard occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Rickard's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Bricklayer

  • Tin Miner

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Rickard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 86,000 census records available for the last name Rickard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rickard 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Rickard. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Rickard. For the veterans among your Rickard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rickard Life Expectancy

What is the average Rickard lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rickard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rickard in 1945 was 62, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rickard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rickard 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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