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

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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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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Riek Historical Records

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Riek Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riek

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