Rilea Name Meaning

It could be a respelling of Irish Riley. Alternatively, it may be of French origin, perhaps a respelling of Rillieux, a habitational name from Rillieux-la-Pape in Rhône.

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


Similar surnames: Riley, Ailey, Riera, Lile, Wiley, Rike, Rise, Risen, River, Olea

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Rilea Family Origin

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Rilea Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Rilea occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Rilea's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Carpet Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rilea. A less common occupation for the Rilea family was Harness Maker.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Carpet Weaver

    6%
  • Harness Maker

    6%

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Rilea Historical Records

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Rilea Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Rilea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Rilea in 1952 was 58, and 66 in 2004.

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