Rieger Family History

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Rieger Name Meaning

from a reduced form of the personal name Rüdiger (see Rudiger). nickname from Middle High German rüegære, rüeger ‘complainer’ (earlier ‘prosecutor’).

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


Similar surnames: Rieber, Rueger, Roeger, Bieger, Krieger, Ringer, Fieger, Zieger

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Rieger Family Origin

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Rieger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Rieger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Rieger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rieger. A less common occupation for the Rieger family was Carpenter.

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Rieger Historical Records

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Rieger Life Expectancy

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