Riewe Family History

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Riewe Name Meaning

nickname from Middle Low German rive ‘profligate’, ‘generous’. from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with ric ‘power(ful)’ + frid ‘peace’.

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

Similar surnames: Riebe, Riede, Riepe, Priewe, Rieck, Riege, Roewe, Reese, Rieger

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Riewe Family Origin

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Riewe Family Occupations

What did your Riewe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Riewe. 18% of Riewe men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Riewe women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Riewe were Farm Laborer and Proprietor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Farm Labor
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Farmer
  • House Work
  • Proprietor

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

Riewe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 690 census records available for the last name Riewe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riewe 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 284 immigration records available for the last name Riewe. 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 491 military records available for the last name Riewe. For the veterans among your Riewe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riewe Life Expectancy

What is the average Riewe lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Riewe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Riewe in 1961 was 37, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riewe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riewe 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.

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