Rieben Family History

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Rieben Name Meaning

variant of Riebe 2. habitational name from any of several places so named in Brandenburg and Pomerania.

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

Similar surnames: Riesen, Riege, Riepe, Wiesen, Ruben, Riebel, Rieder, Roeber, Leben

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Rieben Family Origin

Where is the Rieben family from?

Rieben Family Occupations

What did your Rieben ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rieben occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Rieben's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Cheese Maker and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rieben. A less common occupation for the Rieben family was Farmer.

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  • Carpenter

  • Cheese Maker

  • Cigar Maker

  • Farmer


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

Rieben Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rieben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rieben 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 256 immigration records available for the last name Rieben. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rieben. For the veterans among your Rieben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rieben Life Expectancy

What is the average Rieben lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rieben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Rieben in 1959 was 41, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rieben

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rieben 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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