Rucker Family History

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Rucker Name Meaning

German (also Rücker): nickname from Middle High German rucken ‘to move or draw’. North German: nickname from Middle Low German rucker ‘thief’, ‘greedy or acquisitive person’. German: from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Rudiger. EG English: variant of Rocker.

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

Similar surnames: Recker, Zucker, Lucker, Tucker, Rocker, Hucker, Ducker, Wicker

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Rucker Family Origin

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Rucker Family Occupations

What did your Rucker ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rucker. 12% of Rucker men worked as a General Labourer and 48% of Rucker women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rucker were Clerk Export Motor Car Ma and Home Duties Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Aircraft Fitter
  • Catering Store Keeper Furniture Po
  • Clerk Export Motor Car Ma

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Clerical Officer P O Teleph
  • Companion Housekeeper
  • Home Duties Unpaid

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

Rucker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 85,000 census records available for the last name Rucker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rucker 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Rucker. 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 26,000 military records available for the last name Rucker. For the veterans among your Rucker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rucker Life Expectancy

What is the average Rucker lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Rucker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rucker in 1941 was 37, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rucker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rucker 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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