Ribas Family History

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Ribas Name Meaning

Catalan: variant of Ribes, habitational name from any of the places called with Ribes, from Catalan ribes, the plural of riba ‘bank’ (see Riba). Spanish: habitational name from any of the places named with Ribas, from the plural of riba ‘bank’.

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

Similar surnames: Rivas, Riba, Vilas, Rosas, Trias, Rodas, Rios, Bas, Ribar, Riis

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Ribas Family Origin

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Ribas Family Occupations

What did your Ribas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ribas occupation in the USA was Cegar Store. 33% of Ribas's were Cegar Stores. Cegar Store and Cigar Manufacturer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ribas. A less common occupation for the Ribas family was Laborer.

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  • Cegar Store

  • Cigar Manufacturer

  • Laborer


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

Ribas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ribas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ribas 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ribas. 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 248 military records available for the last name Ribas. For the veterans among your Ribas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ribas Life Expectancy

What is the average Ribas lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ribas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Ribas in 1951 was 51, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ribas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ribas 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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