Riebel Family History

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Riebel Name Meaning

from the Germanic personal name Riebold, composed of the elements ric ‘power(ful)’ + bald ‘bold’. metonymic occupational name for a turnip grower (see Riebe 3).

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


Similar surnames: Riebe, Rieber, Biebel, Riegel, Riedel, Rickel, Regel, Siegel, Giebel

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Riebel Family Origin

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Riebel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Works In Paper Mill

    5%
  • Baker

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Works In Paper Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riebel. The most common Riebel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Riebel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Riebel family was Baker.

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Riebel Life Expectancy

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