Rickles Family History
Rickles Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Riccall (East Yorkshire) probably from an Old English personal name Rīca + Old English halh ‘nook corner of land’. English: from the Middle English personal name Richold Rikold used of both men and women. The male name is Old French in two different dialect forms of ancient Germanic Ricoald Ricold Richold (from rīk ‘power(ful)’ + wald ‘rule ruler’) and the female name is an Old French form of ancient Germanic Richold a variant of Richild (where the second element is hild ‘battle’). Americanized form of German Rickels .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press