Rieff Family History

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Rieff Name Meaning

German: variant of Rief.

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


Similar surnames: Rief, Riff, Grieff, Riedy, Rueff, Neff, Griff, Riese, Sheff, Ruef

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Rieff Family Origin

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Rieff Family Occupations

What did your Rieff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rieff. A less common occupation for the Rieff family was Blacksmith. The most common Rieff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Rieff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Rieff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rieff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rieff 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rieff. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rieff. For the veterans among your Rieff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rieff Life Expectancy

What is the average Rieff lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Rieff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Rieff in 1965 was 75, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rieff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rieff 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.

Famous Rieff Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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