Rueckert Family History

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Rueckert Name Meaning

German (Rückert): variant of Rucker (1–3) or from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ric ‘power(ful)’ + hard ‘hard’, ‘bold’. EG

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

Similar surnames: Heckert, Eckert, Recker, Rucker, Buecker, Deckert, Reckart, Reinert

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Rueckert Family Origin

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Rueckert Family Occupations

What did your Rueckert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cabinet Maker, Can Maker and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rueckert. The most common Rueckert occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 9% of Rueckert's were Cabinet Makers. A less common occupation for the Rueckert family was Farmer.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Can Maker

  • Cooper

  • Farmer


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Rueckert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rueckert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rueckert 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 482 immigration records available for the last name Rueckert. 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 455 military records available for the last name Rueckert. For the veterans among your Rueckert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rueckert Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rueckert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rueckert in 1958 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rueckert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rueckert 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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