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 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rueckert. 13% of Rueckert men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Rueckert women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rueckert were Clerk and Attenation Hand

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    8%
  • Housework
    8%
  • Typist
    8%
  • Attenation Hand
    4%

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

Rueckert Historical Records

What Rueckert family records will you find?

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 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 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

What is the average Rueckert lifespan?

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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