Ribera Family History

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Ribera Name Meaning

Catalan: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Ribera, from ribera ‘bank’, ‘shore’ (from Late Latin riparia). This is also found as a (southern) Italian surname, of the same derivation.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Rivera, Riera, Rivero, Riba, Libera, Rivers, Riviera, Ribeiro

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Ribera Family Origin

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Ribera Family Occupations

What did your Ribera ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ribera. 53% of Ribera men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Ribera women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ribera were Common Laborer and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Common Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Maid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ribera Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Ribera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ribera census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ribera. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 941 military records available for the last name Ribera. For the veterans among your Ribera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ribera Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ribera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ribera in 1951 was 31, and 56 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ribera ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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