Riggleman Family History

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Riggleman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Riegelmann, (see Riegel), a topographic name for a farmer owning a long strip of land or for someone who lived near a watershed or a mountain blocking a valley.

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

Similar surnames: Bridgeman, Randleman, Hegeman, Eshleman, Briggeman, Hillman

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Riggleman Family Origin

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Riggleman Family Occupations

What did your Riggleman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riggleman. The most common Riggleman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Riggleman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Riggleman family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Riggleman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Riggleman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riggleman 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 86 immigration records available for the last name Riggleman. 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 970 military records available for the last name Riggleman. For the veterans among your Riggleman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riggleman Life Expectancy

What is the average Riggleman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Riggleman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Riggleman in 1949 was 34, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riggleman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riggleman 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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