Rieder Family History

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Rieder Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German riet ‘damp, mossy ground’, ‘wet land’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant, or habitational name from any of the numerous places named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Nieder, Riedel, Reder, Eder, Riemer, Wieder, Grieser, Rieber, Rider

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Rieder Family Origin

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Rieder Family Occupations

What did your Rieder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rieder. The most common Rieder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Rieder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rieder family was Carriage Maker.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carriage Maker

    5%

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

Rieder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rieder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rieder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Rieder

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rieder. 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 Rieder. For the veterans among your Rieder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rieder Life Expectancy

What is the average Rieder lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rieder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Rieder in 1950 was 36, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rieder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rieder 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.

Famous Rieder Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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