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Ryker

First Name
19k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
801
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ryker

"Ryker" is a name of American origin, and it means "Becoming rich". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ryker

General John Ryker is a comics character.

Popularity:

How popular is the baby name Ryker in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 6 0 6
1971 5 0 5
1973 5 0 5
1985 8 0 8
1986 7 0 7
1987 7 0 7
1988 13 0 13
1989 13 0 13
1990 12 0 12
1991 26 0 26
1992 50 0 50
1993 50 0 50
1994 80 0 80
1995 76 0 76
1996 65 0 65
1997 69 0 69
1998 100 0 100
1999 95 0 95
2000 97 0 97
2001 118 0 118
2002 142 0 142
2003 180 5 175
2004 230 0 230
2005 283 0 283
2006 376 0 376
2007 479 0 479
2008 704 0 704
2009 882 0 882
2010 1,035 5 1,030
2011 1,307 15 1,292
2012 1,673 24 1,649
2013 2,510 32 2,478
2014 2,720 48 2,672
2015 2,807 49 2,758
2016 2,822 43 2,779

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Popularity of Ryker as a first name

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Popularity of Ryker as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ryker U.S.
  White 93.51% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.12% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ryker

People with the last name Ryker are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ryker

  • How Popular is the name Ryker? Ryker is the 1,702nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Ryker was the 29,473rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ryker have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19,052 babies born with the first name Ryker in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ryker to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ryker? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ryker first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ryker is Monday, April 17th, 1967.
  • What year had the most people named Ryker born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ryker was in 2016 with a total of 2,779 babies. That's a lot of babies named Ryker!
  • Random Ryker Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ryker ranks 36th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 51 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Ryker: Your name in reverse order is Rekyr. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yrerk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ryker? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 801 people with the last name Ryker.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ryker? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ryker as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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