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

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ricketson. The most common Ricketson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Ricketson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ricketson family was Farming.

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Ricketson Historical Records

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Ricketson Life Expectancy

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