Riege Family History

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Riege Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle Low German rige ‘row (of houses)’. habitational name from any of several places so named in Westphalia, Brandenburg, and West Prussia.

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


Similar surnames: Riegel, Riepe, Ridge, Hege, Wege, Riewe, Riebe, Reese, Rieben, Wiese

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Riege Family Origin

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Riege Family Occupations

What did your Riege ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Riege. 28% of Riege men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Riege women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Riege were Truck Driver and Armature Winder

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    12%
  • Manager
    6%
  • Saleslady
    6%
  • Armature Winder
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Riege Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Riege. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riege 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 Riege. 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 646 military records available for the last name Riege. For the veterans among your Riege ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riege Life Expectancy

What is the average Riege lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Riege life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Riege in 1963 was 77, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riege

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