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Riehl Family History

Riehl Name Meaning
habitational name for someone from a place named Riehl or Rühle.altered form of the personal name Rühle, a pet form of Rudolf.

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

65,812 Historical Documents with Riehl on Ancestry.com
18,194 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,080 Military Records
1,873 Immigration Records
11,866 Census and Voter Lists
30,799 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Riehl Families

  • Number of Riehl families
     44 - 86
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Riehl families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Riehl last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Riehl census records

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Riehl Family Origin

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Riehl Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Riehl

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Riehl Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Riehl census records

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Riehl Civil War Service Records

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