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Ricketts Surname Origin

A corruption of Ricards, from Richard: of a powerful, rich, or generous disposition, from ric, rich, and ard, nature or disposition.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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'He who has no knaves, fools, or beggars in his family was begot by a flash of lightening.' --Old English Proverb

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