Ricke Family History

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Ricke Name Meaning

German: variant of Rick. Dutch (de Ricke): nickname for a wealthy person, from rijk ‘rich’, ‘wealthy’.

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

Similar surnames: Rinke, Micke, Rick, Riche, Riecke, Fricke, Rocke, Wicke, Ricker

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Ricke Family Origin

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Ricke Family Occupations

What did your Ricke ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter joiner and Cloahroom Attendant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ricke. 50% of Ricke men worked as a Carpenter joiner and 20% of Ricke women worked as a Cloahroom Attendant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ricke were General Labourer and Manageress Tea Shop

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter joiner
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Cloahroom Attendant
  • Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Manageress Tea Shop

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

Ricke Historical Records

What Ricke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Ricke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ricke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Ricke

Passenger List

There are 929 immigration records available for the last name Ricke. 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 739 military records available for the last name Ricke. For the veterans among your Ricke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ricke Life Expectancy

What is the average Ricke lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ricke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ricke in 1954 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ricke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ricke 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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