Rebecca Family History

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Rebecca Name Meaning

Italian and Scottish: from the female personal name Rebecca (Hebrew Ribqah).

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


Similar surnames: Rebeck, Racca, Mecca, Ricca, Recla, Rebel, Seneca, Ribera, Reber

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Rebecca Family Origin

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Rebecca Family Occupations

What did your Rebecca ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rebecca occupation in the USA was Attends Store. 25% of Rebecca's were Attends Stores. Attends Store, Boarding House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rebecca. A less common occupation for the Rebecca family was Keeping House.

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  • Attends Store

    25%
  • Boarding House

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%

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

Rebecca Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rebecca. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rebecca 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rebecca. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rebecca. For the veterans among your Rebecca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rebecca Life Expectancy

What is the average Rebecca lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Rebecca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rebecca in 1964 was 64, and 45 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rebecca

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rebecca 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.

Famous Rebecca Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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