Riba Name Meaning

Catalan: topographic name for someone who lived on the bank of a river or the shore of a lake, riba (Latin ripa), or a habitational name from La Riba, a town in Alt Camp, Tarragona, or any other place named with this word. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Ryba ‘fish’.

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


Similar surnames: Riva, Raba, Ribas, Ryba, Ribar, Rio, Ripa, Rada, Mina, Ribera

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Riba Family Origin

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Riba Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeps House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Riba occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Riba's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Riba family was Laborer. Farmer and Keeps House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Riba.

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Riba Historical Records

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Riba Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Riba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Riba in 1957 was 70, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riba

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