Rieker Family History

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Rieker Name Meaning

North German: from the personal name Rikher, composed of the elements ric ‘power(ful)’ + heri ‘army’ or her ‘master’, ‘lord’. Eastern German: variant of Rieke 2.

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


Similar surnames: Rieber, Bieker, Reder, Reker, Sieker, Wicker, Dieker, Rinker, Rieder

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Rieker Family Origin

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Rieker Family Occupations

What did your Rieker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rieker family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Rieker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Rieker's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rieker.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Brick Layer

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%

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Rieker Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Rieker ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Rieker Life Expectancy

What is the average Rieker lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, Rieker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Rieker in 1952 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

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