Riles Family History

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Riles Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ryles.

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

Similar surnames: Ailes, Riley, Viles, Jiles, Niles, Miles, Liles, Ryles, Jines, Voiles

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Riles Family Origin

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Riles Family Occupations

What did your Riles ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Riles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Riles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riles 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 511 immigration records available for the last name Riles. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Riles. For the veterans among your Riles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riles Life Expectancy

What is the average Riles lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Riles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Riles in 1950 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riles 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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