Riehle Family History

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Riehle Name Meaning

German: variant of Riehl.

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

Similar surnames: Riedle, Reehl, Riels, Ziehl, Riehl, Wiehe, Kiehl, Piehl, Ruhle

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Riehle Family Origin

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Riehle Family Occupations

What did your Riehle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Riehle family was Grocer. Farmer, Dealer In Goatskins and Flour Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riehle. The most common Riehle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Riehle's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Dealer In Goatskins

  • Flour Dealer

  • Grocer


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

Riehle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Riehle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riehle 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Riehle. 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 Riehle. For the veterans among your Riehle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riehle Life Expectancy

What is the average Riehle lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Riehle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Riehle in 1959 was 59, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riehle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riehle 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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