Riger Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the city of Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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


Similar surnames: Tiger, Rimer, Kriger, Rager, Ringer, Riser, Origer, Rider, Ritzer

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Riger Family Origin

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Riger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Provision Dealer

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Riger family was Provision Dealer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riger. The most common Riger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Riger's were Farmers.

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Riger Historical Records

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Riger Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Riger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Riger in 1965 was 74, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riger

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