Ricke Name Meaning

German: variant of Rick. Dutch (de Ricke): nickname for a wealthy person, from rijk ‘rich’, ‘wealthy’.

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


Similar surnames: Rinke, Micke, Rick, Riche, Riecke, Fricke, Rocke, Wicke, Ricker

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Ricke Family Origin

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Ricke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Teamster

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ricke. A less common occupation for the Ricke family was Blacksmith. The most common Ricke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Ricke's were Farmers.

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Ricke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Ricke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ricke in 1954 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ricke

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