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Rifkin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Rifke (from the Hebrew name Rivka; see Rebecca), with the addition of the Slavic metronymic suffix -in.

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


Similar surnames: Riskin, Raskin, Itkin, Rivlin, Mirkin, Sirkin, Witkin, Simkin, Lipkin

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Rifkin Family Origin

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Rifkin Family Occupations

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  • Glazier

    100%

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In 1881, the most common Rifkin occupation in the UK was Glazier. 100% of Rifkin's were Glaziers.

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Rifkin Historical Records

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Rifkin Life Expectancy

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Famous Rifkin Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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