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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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'Every man is his own ancestor, and every man his own heir. He devises his own future, and he inherits his own past.' -- H. F. Hedge




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