Ryker name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ryker mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Ryker

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from California, U.S. says the name Ryker is of Danish origin and means "Rich or powerful".
  2. A user from California, U.S. says the name Ryker is of German origin and means "Strong and powerful. Leadership . Rich ! Pretty Much ..... if your names Ryker you destiny is GREATNESS!!!".
  3. A user from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Ryker is of German origin and means "'powerful leader' and 'rich'".
  4. A submission from West Virginia, U.S. says the name Ryker means "Roughly translates to Rich".
  5. A user from California, U.S. says the name Ryker is of Danish origin and means "Strength".
  6. According to a user from Saudi Arabia, the name Ryker means "Superior strength".
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International Interest
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  1. An American surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ryker

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ryker

General John Ryker

General John Ryker is a comics character.


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

  • What name lists does Ryker rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Ryker? Ryker is the 1,457th 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 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 28,325 babies born with the first name Ryker in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ryker to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • 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 2018 with a total of 3,239 babies. That's a lot of babies named Ryker!
  • Random Ryker Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ryker ranks 50th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, 25 babies in Maine have the same name in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Ryker: The name spelled backwards is Rekyr. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rkyre. 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!
  • Ryker name meaning

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