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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ryken

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  • A user from Canada says the name Ryken is of German origin and means "Gift of god".
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How popular is the baby name Ryken in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2003 17 0 17
2004 24 0 24
2005 26 0 26
2006 33 0 33
2007 43 0 43
2008 45 0 45
2009 28 0 28
2010 27 0 27
2011 50 5 45
2012 29 0 29
2013 52 0 52
2014 50 0 50
2015 41 0 41
2016 41 0 41
2017 31 0 31
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International Interest for Ryken

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Ryken as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ryken U.S.
  White 92.27% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ryken

People with the last name Ryken are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ryken

  • How Popular is the name Ryken? Ryken is the 15,609th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ryken was the 51,830th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ryken have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 537 babies born with the first name Ryken in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ryken to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ryken? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2003 when it was given as a first name to 17 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Ryken born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ryken was in 2013 with a total of 52 babies.
  • Random Ryken Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ryken is not a popular baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Ryken: Your name in reverse order is Nekyr. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Knyre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ryken? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 401 people with the last name Ryken.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ryken? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ryken as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Ryken born Sep 15, 1951

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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 825. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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