Rigel Family History

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Rigel Name Meaning

Probably of German origin, an altered form of Reigel or Riegel.

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


Similar surnames: Reigel, Rogel, Rupel, Roger, Ringel, Regel, Figel, Igel, River

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Rigel Family Origin

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Rigel Family Occupations

What did your Rigel ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rigel family was Keeping House. The most common Rigel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Rigel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rigel.

Source: Census data for Rigel | Data not to scale

Rigel Historical Records

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Rigel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Rigel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Rigel in 1943 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rigel

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