Riels Family History

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Riels Name Meaning

German: probably a patronymic form of Riel. a variant of Riehl.

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

Similar surnames: Riel, Roels, Ris, Rials, Diers, Rings, Miers, Reels, Riely, Roelfs

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Riels Family Origin

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Riels Family Occupations

What did your Riels ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Servant was the top reported job for people in the CA named Riels.

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Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant

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

Riels Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 632 census records available for the last name Riels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riels 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 63 immigration records available for the last name Riels. 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 Riels. For the veterans among your Riels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riels Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Riels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Riels in 1950 was 28, and 63 in 2004.

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