Rike Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Agder, so named from Old Norse ríki ‘power’, ‘rule’, ‘kingdom’. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Reich.

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


Similar surnames: Eike, Rise, Pike, Ike, Riis, Rice, Rife, Rake, Fike, Eiken

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Rike Family Origin

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Rike Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Plasterer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rike. A less common occupation for the Rike family was Plasterer. The most common Rike occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Rike's were Farmers.

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Rike Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Rike life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Rike in 1954 was 47, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rike

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