Riger Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the city of Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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


Similar surnames: Tiger, Rimer, Kriger, Rager, Ringer, Riser, Origer, Rider, Ritzer

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Riger Family Origin

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Riger Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    100%

In 1881, the most common Riger occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 100% of Riger's were Blacksmiths.

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Riger Historical Records

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Riger Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Riger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Riger in 1965 was 74, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riger

Famous Riger Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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