Rieken Family History

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Rieken Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Riek(e) (see Rieck 2), or altered spelling of Riecken.

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

Similar surnames: Riecken, Tieken, Rieker, Dieken, Ricken, Rieke, Rickey, Riek, Rieves

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Rieken Family Origin

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Rieken Family Occupations

What did your Rieken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Millinery Goods Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rieken. A less common occupation for the Rieken family was Painter. The most common Rieken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Rieken's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Millinery Goods Dealer

  • Painter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rieken ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rieken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 924 census records available for the last name Rieken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rieken 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 391 immigration records available for the last name Rieken. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 620 military records available for the last name Rieken. For the veterans among your Rieken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rieken Life Expectancy

What is the average Rieken lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Rieken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Rieken in 1960 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rieken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rieken 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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