Rieg Family History

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Rieg Name Meaning

German: variant of Rieck 1.

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


Similar surnames: Riek, Sieg, Rief, Rigg, Krieg, Zieg, Ring, Riege, Ried, Reeg

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Rieg Family Origin

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Rieg Family Occupations

What did your Rieg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cigar Maker, Tanner and Editor & Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rieg. The most common Rieg occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 17% of Rieg's were Cigar Makers. A less common occupation for the Rieg family was Huckster.

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  • Cigar Maker

    17%
  • Tanner

    17%
  • Editor & Printer

    8%
  • Huckster

    8%

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

Rieg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rieg Life Expectancy

What is the average Rieg lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Rieg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rieg in 1948 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rieg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rieg 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 Rieg Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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