Riblet Family History

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Riblet Name Meaning

French: nickname from a derivative of Old French ribler ‘to roam’, ‘to wander’; also ‘to pillage’, ‘to plunder’.

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

Similar surnames: Millet, Tribolet, Billet, Rivet, Riblett, Rivett, Ridler, Tilley

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Riblet Family Origin

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Riblet Family Occupations

What did your Riblet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Riblet family was Keeping House. Farmer, Black Smithing and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riblet. The most common Riblet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Riblet's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Black Smithing

  • Grocer

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Riblet ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Riblet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Riblet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riblet 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 140 immigration records available for the last name Riblet. 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 491 military records available for the last name Riblet. For the veterans among your Riblet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riblet Life Expectancy

What is the average Riblet lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Riblet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Riblet in 1957 was 53, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riblet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riblet ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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