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Rickett Name Meaning

English:: variant of Rickard reflecting an alternative pronunciation of the name with a shortened final syllable. of Norman origin perhaps from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Ricot a pet form of Ric(h)ard; see Richard .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Wickett, Pickett, Rickert, Hackett, Hockett, Duckett, Lockett

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Where is the Rickett family from?

You can see how Rickett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rickett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rickett families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 19 Rickett families living in Ontario. This was about 35% of all the recorded Rickett's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rickett families in 1911.
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What did your Rickett ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Rickett. 34% of Rickett men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Farmers Son
  • School Teacher
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rickett. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Rickett. For the veterans among your Rickett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rickett lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Rickett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Rickett in 1942 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

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