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Rieke Early Origins



The surname Rieke was first found in Switzerland, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

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Rieke Spelling Variations


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Rieke Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Reich, Reiche, Reichs, Reicher, Reick, Reicke, Reicker, Reichers, Rike, Ryke, Rycke, Reichle, Reichel, Riker and many more.

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Rieke Early History


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Rieke Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rieke research. Another 317 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1277, 1286, 1356, 1720, 1342, 1610, 1645, 1286, 1667, 1734, 1637, 1717 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Rieke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rieke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rieke Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the time with the surname Rieke were Petrus Reich von Reichenstein, who was the Bishop of Basel in 1286. Gottfried Reiche (1667-1734), was German trumpet player and composer of the Baroque era, Johann Sebastian Bach's chief trumpeter. Julius Reichelt (1637-1717), was...

Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rieke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rieke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • G Rieke, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • Hermann H Rieke, who landed in Ohio in 1869
  • Anna Rieke, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1894
  • John Rieke, aged 27, who settled in America, in 1898

Rieke Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Hermann Rieke, aged 16, who landed in America, in 1902
  • Adolf Rieke, aged 32, who emigrated to America from Brake, Germany, in 1905
  • Wilhelm Rieke, aged 43, who emigrated to America from Berlin, Germany, in 1905
  • Marie Rieke, aged 31, who emigrated to the United States from Berlin, Germany, in 1908
  • Otto Rieke, aged 27, who landed in America from Gaulelegen, Germany, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rieke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rieke (post 1700)



  • Reuben D. Rieke, American developer of Rieke metals, highly reactive metal powders
  • George H. Rieke (b. 1943), American infrared astronomer, Deputy Director of the Steward Observatory and Regents Professor of Astronomy at the University of Arizona
  • Glenn L. Rieke, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1956

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    11. ...

    The Rieke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rieke Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 24 November 2015 at 09:45.

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