Rieth Family History

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Rieth Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German riet ‘reed’ or a habitational name from any of several places named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Riehm, Rueth, Rietz, Ritt, Riera, Riepe, Roth, Rieck, Meth, Koeth

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Rieth Family Origin

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Rieth Family Occupations

What did your Rieth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rieth occupation in the UK was Chem Lab. 100% of Rieth's were Chem Labs.

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  • Chem Lab


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rieth ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rieth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rieth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rieth 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 Rieth. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rieth. For the veterans among your Rieth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rieth Life Expectancy

What is the average Rieth lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rieth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rieth in 1953 was 69, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rieth 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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