Rigas Family History

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Rigas Name Meaning

Greek: from a medieval Greek personal name, Regas ‘king’, a derivative of Latin rex, genitive regis.

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

Similar surnames: Riga, Regas, Livas, Vilas, Viegas, Rines, Rings, Ribas, Rivas, Simas

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Rigas Family Origin

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Rigas Family Occupations

What did your Rigas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rigas occupation in the USA was Watchman In Brewery. 100% of Rigas's were Watchman In Brewerys.

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  • Watchman In Brewery


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Rigas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rigas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rigas 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rigas. 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 504 military records available for the last name Rigas. For the veterans among your Rigas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rigas Life Expectancy

What is the average Rigas lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rigas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rigas in 1963 was 72, and 88 in 2004.

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