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Riffle Family History

Riffle Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Riffel or of the Swiss German family names Rüfle, Ruefli, Rüfli, or Rüeffli, all from pet forms of Rudolf. EG.

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

173,402 Historical Documents with Riffle on Ancestry.com
29,093 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,000 Military Records
319 Immigration Records
16,019 Census and Voter Lists
123,971 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Riffle Families

  • Number of Riffle families
     104 - 205
     35 - 103
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Riffle last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Riffle last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Riffle census records

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Riffle Family Origin

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Riffle Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Riffle families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Riffle

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Riffle Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Riffle census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Riffle ancestors, such as occupation.

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Riffle Civil War Service Records

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