Rioux Name Meaning

French: habitational name from Rioux in Charente-Maritime or Rioux-Martin in Charente, or any of various minor places named with this word. Southern French: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, from Old Provençal rieu (Latin rivus).

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


Similar surnames: Rio, Roux, Houx, Rout, Rohr, Groux, Ramus, Rios, Riis, Bour

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Rioux Family Origin

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Rioux Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    36%
  • Journalier

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • School

    4%

In 1881, the most common Rioux occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 36% of Rioux's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rioux. A less common occupation for the Rioux family was School.

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Rioux Historical Records

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Rioux Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Rioux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Rioux in 1948 was 34, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rioux

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