Riba Family History

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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

Where is the Riba family from?

Riba Family Occupations

What did your Riba ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • Laborer


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

Riba Historical Records

What Riba family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Riba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riba 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 Riba. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 562 military records available for the last name Riba. For the veterans among your Riba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riba Life Expectancy

What is the average Riba lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riba

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riba 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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