Rieves Family History

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Rieves Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Perhaps an altered spelling of English Reeves, Hungarian Révész (see Reves), or a variant of German Riewe.

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


Similar surnames: Reves, Reaves, Biever, Riles, Riemer, Rieser, River, Rieken, Aceves

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Rieves Family Origin

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Rieves Family Occupations

What did your Rieves ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rieves. A less common occupation for the Rieves family was Keeping House. The most common Rieves occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Rieves's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Rieves Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Rieves. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rievescensus 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 437 immigration records available for the last name Rieves. 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 Rieves. For the veterans among your Rieves ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rieves Life Expectancy

What is the average Rieves lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rieves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rieves in 1959 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rieves

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rieves 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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