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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farmer Son

    25%
  • Seamtress

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rieker family was Seamtress. The most common Rieker occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Rieker's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rieker.

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Rieker Historical Records

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Rieker Life Expectancy

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