Rieck Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of the personal name Ru(o)diger, a compound of Old High German hrod ‘renown’ + ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ (see Roger). North German: from a short form of a personal name containing the Middle Low German element rik(e) ‘rich’, ‘powerful’.

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


Similar surnames: Reck, Deck, Bick, Beck, Mick, Dieck, Rick, Rock, Heck, Boeck

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Rieck Family Origin

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Rieck Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Butcher

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rieck family was Butcher. The most common Rieck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Rieck's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rieck.

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Rieck Historical Records

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Rieck Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Rieck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rieck in 1945 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rieck

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