Riffey Family History

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Riffey Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Riffer, from a Germanic personal name, Ricfrid, a compound of ric ‘power(ful)’ + frid ‘peace’.

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


Similar surnames: Riffel, Richey, Riffe, Huffer, Ridley, Rickey, Raffel, Rigney, Rimbey

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Riffey Family Origin

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Riffey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Farm Hand

    10%
  • Furnace Hand

    10%

In 1880, the most common Riffey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Riffey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Riffey family was Furnace Hand. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riffey.

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Riffey Historical Records

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Riffey Life Expectancy

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