Rieger Family History

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Rieger Name Meaning

from a reduced form of the personal name Rüdiger (see Rudiger). nickname from Middle High German rüegære, rüeger ‘complainer’ (earlier ‘prosecutor’).

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


Similar surnames: Rieber, Rueger, Roeger, Bieger, Krieger, Ringer, Fieger, Zieger

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Rieger Family Origin

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Rieger Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Mason

    17%
  • Porter

    17%
  • Servant

    17%

In 1881, Carpenter, Mason and Porter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rieger. A less common occupation for the Rieger family was Servant. The most common Rieger occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 17% of Rieger's were Carpenters.

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Rieger Historical Records

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Rieger Life Expectancy

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