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Reckart Family History

Reckart Name Meaning
Probably an altered spelling of German Reckhard(t), from a Germanic personal name formed with rag- ‘advice’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘brave’.

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

9,426 Historical Documents with Reckart on Ancestry
1,869 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
210 Military Records
37 Immigration Records
1,200 Census and Voter Lists
6,110 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Reckart Families

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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1851 Canada Census Data

Reckart census records

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Reckart Family Origin

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Reckart Family Occupations

from 1881 CA Census Data

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Military Service by Reckart

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