Rickman Family History

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Rickman Name Meaning

variant of Richman 1. from an Old English personal name Ricmund, composed of the elements ric ‘rich’ + mund ‘protection’. German: variant of Richmann (see Richman).

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

Similar surnames: Richman, Wickman, Brickman, Hickman, Ruckman, Beckman, Dickman

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Rickman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rickman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Rickman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Rickman Family Origin

Where is the Rickman family from?

Rickman Family Occupations

What did your Rickman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rickman. The most common Rickman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Rickman's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Rickman family was General Laborer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • General Laborer


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

Rickman Historical Records

What Rickman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Rickman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rickman 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Rickman. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Rickman. For the veterans among your Rickman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rickman Life Expectancy

What is the average Rickman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rickman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rickman in 1944 was 37, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rickman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rickman 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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