Rieber Family History

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Rieber Name Meaning

from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Richberht, composed of ric ‘power(ful)’ + berht ‘famous’. occupational name for a turnip grower, from a derivative of Middle High German ruobe, rüebe ‘turnip’.

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


Similar surnames: Riebe, Reber, Riebel, Rieger, Wieber, Sieber, Fieber, Rieker, Riemer

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Rieber Family Origin

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Rieber Family Occupations

What did your Rieber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rieber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Rieber's were Farmers. Farmer, Teamster and Varnisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rieber. A less common occupation for the Rieber family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Teamster

    9%
  • Varnisher

    9%
  • Barber

    4%

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Rieber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rieber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rieber 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rieber. 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 Rieber. For the veterans among your Rieber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rieber Life Expectancy

What is the average Rieber lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rieber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rieber in 1955 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rieber 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.

Famous Rieber Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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