Rivenburgh Family History

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Rivenburgh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Reifenberg (see Rifenburg).

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


Similar surnames: Rivenburg, Rivenbark, Rifenburg, Bridenbaugh, Isenberg, Vosburgh

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Rivenburgh Family Origin

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Rivenburgh Family Occupations

What did your Rivenburgh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rivenburgh. 19% of Rivenburgh men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Rivenburgh women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rivenburgh were Carpenter and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Seamstress
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rivenburgh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rivenburgh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rivenburgh 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 123 immigration records available for the last name Rivenburgh. 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 491 military records available for the last name Rivenburgh. For the veterans among your Rivenburgh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rivenburgh Life Expectancy

What is the average Rivenburgh lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Rivenburgh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Rivenburgh in 1960 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rivenburgh

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