Rieland Family History

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Rieland Name Meaning

German: regional name from a locality named Rieland, presumably for someone from the Rhineland, from Middle High German, Middle Low German Rin ‘Rhine’ + land ‘land’.

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

Similar surnames: Nieland, Wieland, Ritland, Friedland, Rowland, Eiland, Ragland

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Rieland Family Origin

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Rieland Family Occupations

What did your Rieland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rieland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Rieland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Rieland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rieland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rieland 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 111 immigration records available for the last name Rieland. 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 143 military records available for the last name Rieland. For the veterans among your Rieland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rieland Life Expectancy

What is the average Rieland lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Rieland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Rieland in 1965 was 72, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rieland

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