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

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Riels occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Riels's were Farmers.

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Between 1950 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riels

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