First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Riek

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Alt. Meaning

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

I is for intuitive, others should trust your instincts

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

Notable Persons Named Riek

Riek Schagen was an actress, painter, and actor. Riek was given the name Geertruida Hendrika Schagen on November 15th, 1913 in Amersfoort. She passed away on July 14th, 2008.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Riek

She holds the title Miss Bavaria 2012, Miss Germany Universe 2015, Berlin, and Miss Universe Germany. Sarah-Lorraine was born Sarah-Lorraine Riek in Heidenheim an der Brenz.


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Popularity of Riek as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Riek U.S.
  White 85.76% 64.26%
  African American 10.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.92% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Riek

People with the last name Riek are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Riek

  • How Popular is the name Riek? As a last name Riek was the 34,618th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Riek first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Riek is Wednesday, September 19th, 1883.
  • How unique is the name Riek? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Riek. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Riek: Your name in reverse order is Keir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ekri. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Riek? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 653 people with the last name Riek.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Riek? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Riek as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Rieks Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Riek born Oct 27, 1922

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yugoslavia approximately on 650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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