Riebel Family History

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Riebel Name Meaning

from the Germanic personal name Riebold, composed of the elements ric ‘power(ful)’ + bald ‘bold’. metonymic occupational name for a turnip grower (see Riebe 3).

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

Similar surnames: Riebe, Rieber, Biebel, Riegel, Riedel, Rickel, Regel, Siegel, Giebel

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Riebel Family Origin

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Riebel Family Occupations

What did your Riebel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Works In Paper Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riebel. The most common Riebel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Riebel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Riebel family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Works In Paper Mill

  • Baker


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Riebel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Riebel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riebel 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 797 immigration records available for the last name Riebel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Riebel. For the veterans among your Riebel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riebel Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Riebel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Riebel in 1953 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

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