Riniker Family History

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Riniker Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Reinicker, itself a variant of Reinecke.

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

Similar surnames: Hiniker, Kinker, Ricker, Riker, Rieker, Rinkel, Ringger, Rinker

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Riniker Family Origin

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Riniker Family Occupations

What did your Riniker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Riniker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Riniker's were Farmers. Farmer, Brickmaker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riniker. A less common occupation for the Riniker family was Stock Dealer.

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  • Farmer

  • Brickmaker

  • Keeping House

  • Stock Dealer


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

Riniker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Riniker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riniker 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Riniker. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Riniker. For the veterans among your Riniker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riniker Life Expectancy

What is the average Riniker lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Riniker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Riniker in 1945 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riniker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riniker 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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