Riewe Name Meaning

nickname from Middle Low German rive ‘profligate’, ‘generous’. from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with ric ‘power(ful)’ + frid ‘peace’.

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


Similar surnames: Riebe, Riede, Riepe, Priewe, Rieck, Riege, Roewe, Reese, Rieger

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Riewe Family Origin

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Riewe Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    67%
  • Undertaker

    33%

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In 1880, Carpenter and Undertaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Riewe. The most common Riewe occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 67% of Riewe's were Carpenters.

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Riewe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Riewe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Riewe in 1961 was 37, and 95 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riewe

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