Riels Family History

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Riels Name Meaning

German: probably a patronymic form of Riel. a variant of Riehl.

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


Similar surnames: Riel, Roels, Ris, Rials, Diers, Rings, Miers, Reels, Riely, Roelfs

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Riels Family Origin

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Riels Family Occupations

What did your Riels ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Riels Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Riels Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Riels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Riels in 1950 was 28, and 63 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riels 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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