Rihn Family History

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Rihn Name Meaning

North German: variant of Rhine.

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

Similar surnames: Kihn, Bihn, Grahn, Prien, Rahe, Ahn, Rinn, Risi, Ruh, Rohn

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Rihn Family Origin

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Rihn Family Occupations

What did your Rihn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rihn. A less common occupation for the Rihn family was Farm Laborer. The most common Rihn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Rihn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Clerk In Store

  • Farm Laborer


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

Rihn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rihn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rihn 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 216 immigration records available for the last name Rihn. 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 467 military records available for the last name Rihn. For the veterans among your Rihn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rihn Life Expectancy

What is the average Rihn lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Rihn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Rihn in 1960 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rihn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rihn 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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