Ri Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ji, Li, Yi, Qi, Ki, Re, Pi, Ni, Ori, Bi

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Ri Family Origin

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Ri Family Occupations

What did your Ri ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Ri. 50% of Ri men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Laborer
    50%

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

Ri Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Ri. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ri 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ri. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 34,000 military records available for the last name Ri. For the veterans among your Ri ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ri Life Expectancy

What is the average Ri lifespan?

Average Ri life expectancy in 1990 was 10 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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