Rifenburg Family History

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Rifenburg Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Reifenberg, a habitational name from any of various places so named.

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

Similar surnames: Rivenburg, Rodenburg, Rodenberg, Ringenberg, Rosenberg, Eisenberg

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Rifenburg Family Origin

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Rifenburg Family Occupations

What did your Rifenburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Artist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rifenburg. A less common occupation for the Rifenburg family was Blacksmith. The most common Rifenburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Rifenburg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Artist

  • Blacksmith


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

Rifenburg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rifenburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rifenburg 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 39 immigration records available for the last name Rifenburg. 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 298 military records available for the last name Rifenburg. For the veterans among your Rifenburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rifenburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Rifenburg lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rifenburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rifenburg in 1955 was 44, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rifenburg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rifenburg 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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