Riffe Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Reiff.

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


Similar surnames: Rife, Riff, Riffey, Riffle, Rike, Rice, Riffel, Taffe, Rine, Rinne

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Riffe Family Origin

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Riffe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riffe. A less common occupation for the Riffe family was Farm Laborer. The most common Riffe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Riffe's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Riffe | Data not to scale

Riffe Historical Records

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Riffe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Riffe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Riffe in 1944 was 23, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riffe

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