Ricketson Family History

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Ricketson Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Rickertsen, a patronymic from Rickert.

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

Similar surnames: Rickerson, Richerson, Ricken, Rickels, Nickelsen, Nickson, Richison

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Ricketson Family Origin

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Ricketson Family Occupations

What did your Ricketson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Private Means were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ricketson. 25% of Ricketson women worked as a Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Worker (paid)
  • School Mistress

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

Ricketson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Ricketson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ricketson 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 751 immigration records available for the last name Ricketson. 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 Ricketson. For the veterans among your Ricketson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ricketson Life Expectancy

What is the average Ricketson lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ricketson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Ricketson in 1960 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ricketson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ricketson 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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