Riesberg Family History

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Riesberg Name Meaning

Variant of German Rieseberg, a habitational name from a place so named near Helmstedt, Lower Saxony.

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

Similar surnames: Risberg, Friedberg, Rossberg, Remsberg, Roeber, Rehberg, Rieser

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Riesberg Family Origin

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Riesberg Family Occupations

What did your Riesberg ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer


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Riesberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 800 census records available for the last name Riesberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riesberg 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 156 immigration records available for the last name Riesberg. 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 220 military records available for the last name Riesberg. For the veterans among your Riesberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riesberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Riesberg lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Riesberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Riesberg in 1950 was 65, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riesberg

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