Riek Family History

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Riek Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Rieck.

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


Similar surnames: Rieke, Rieg, Rick, Rief, Reek, Ries, Rink, Urick, Rew, Dier

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Riek Family Origin

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Riek Family Occupations

What did your Riek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Riek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Riek's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riek. A less common occupation for the Riek family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

Riek Historical Records

What Riek family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Riek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riek 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 Riek. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Riek. For the veterans among your Riek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riek Life Expectancy

What is the average Riek lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Riek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Riek in 1944 was 37, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riek 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.

Famous Riek Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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