Riel Name Meaning

variant of Riehl. habitational name from any of several places so named in Rhineland.

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


Similar surnames: Briel, Kiel, Ries, Riehl, Biel, Rieth, Viel, Kriel, Riels, Rief

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Riel Family Origin

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Riel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • House Keeping

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riel. The most common Riel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Riel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Riel family was House Keeping.

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Riel Historical Records

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Riel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Riel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Riel in 1942 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riel

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