Early Origins of the Rikker family
The surname Rikker 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.
Early History of the Rikker family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rikker 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 Rikker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Rikker Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Reich, Reiche, Reichs, Reicher, Reick, Reicke, Reicker, Reichers, Rike, Ryke, Rycke, Reichle, Reichel, Riker and many more.
Early Notables of the Rikker family (pre 1700)
Notables of the time with the surname Rikker 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 Rikker Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Rikker family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rikker Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- J. Dederick Rikker moved to Mississippi in 1820
- L. Didunk Rikker went to New Orleans in 1820