Ryker Name Meaning

Dutch (de Ryker): nickname from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch riken ‘to become powerful or rich’. DEB

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


Similar surnames: Ryken, Roker, Kyker, Reder, Recker, Rinker, Rimer, Oyer, Tyler

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Ryker Family Origin

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Ryker Family Occupations

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  • Carrier

    100%

In 1881, the most common Ryker occupation in the UK was Carrier. 100% of Ryker's were Carriers.

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Ryker Historical Records

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Ryker Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Ryker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ryker in 1953 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ryker

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