Rief Family History & Genealogy
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Rief Surname History
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Rief Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Rief can be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Rief may be in dispute depending on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Rief Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Rief come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Rief come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
Rief Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Rief last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Rief change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Rief were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Rief.
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Rief Family Tree
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- Maude Irene Rief 1899 - ?
- Henry Rief 1869 - ?
- Charles Thomas Rief 1896 - ?
- Walter William Rief 1894 - ?
- David Edward Rief 1892 - ?
- Frank Bernard Rief 1906 - ?
- Louis Wilbert Rief 1905 - ?
- Agnes Fay Rief 1903 - ?
- Ruth E Rief 1897 - 1993