Riley Family History & Genealogy

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Most Common First Names

  • John 4.9%
  • James 4.3%
  • William 3.7%
  • Mary 2.7%
  • Thomas 2.0%
  • Robert 1.7%
  • Charles 1.6%
  • George 1.4%
  • Edward 1.2%
  • Joseph 1.2%
  • Michael 0.9%
  • Margaret 0.9%
  • Patrick 0.7%
  • Elizabeth 0.7%
  • Richard 0.6%
  • Frank 0.6%
  • Henry 0.6%
  • Helen 0.6%
  • David 0.5%
  • Walter 0.5%

Riley Last Name History & Origin

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Early Rileys

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Kimberley Riley Kevin Riley was a 62yr old man. He was the loving grandfather of Chloe Riley and Kimberley Riley and others. His sons, Kevin Riley and Mark Riley were unfortunately there when he passed away of cancer on july 2nd 2004! he is missed and will always be loved xxx
Jun 26, 2008 · Reply
Sue Parrish My name is Sue Ann Parrish. I'm am one of six children born to Hillard Sylvester Riley and Doris Jean Blake. My father was very old when I was born. In his 70's, I believe. My brothers,sisters and I were taken away from our parents at a very young age. My mother doesn't have anything to do with any of her children. She now lives in some kind of home in Owensboro,KY. My father passed away, back in 2000 or 2001. I've always been curious as to where our family on my dad's side comes from. I don't even know my Grandparents name. I have four Beautiful children of my own now, and I would love to be able to tell them a little more about where the family name, Riley comes from. And a little about or family line. Please, If you have any thoughts on who might be his relatives, please let me know. I know that he was born in 1909 or 1911. Can't say for sure. I have no documents as to when he was born or who his parents were.
Jan 03, 2009 · Reply
Louise Mendez I have been looking for my relatives for a long time. My mom is a Riley and I want to find out who my grandparents are or were.
Feb 03, 2009 · Reply
Pamela Daly My mother was born Wilda Jean Riley in 1925 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, amd then raised in Joliet, Illinois. She was the only child of Gordon Edgar Riley and Zelda (nee Reeves). My mother told me stories about her father but I haven't been able to verify any of them, or really even come close to finding any information about Gordon Riley.

She told me he was the youngest Lieutenant in World War I, he had some sort of influence on some events in St. Joseph, Michigan, that his mother was of native american decent (Mohawk, I think) and her name was Minnie, and that he was the first Traffic Manager for RCA Victor (I have an Omega watch supposedly given to my grandmother for recognition of his service.)
Jul 12, 2009 · Reply
Sherri Robidoux My grandfather came over from Ikestown, England Via Southhamptonshire on a ship called the Orca in the early 1900's probably around 1923. At the time he was 1 1/2 years old. His name was Arthur Riley and he settled in Jersey City and then in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey for the rest of his life. His father's name was Jonh Wilfred Riley and Mother's name was Caroline and her maiden was Roe. He lived in Jersey his whole life and he and my Grandmother kept in contact with his family in England. Now that he is gone the information is gone and I desperatly want to be able to contact these people. Not only for me, but for my children.
Anyone who has information about my grandparents or they are related, please let me know.
Thank you for any help you can.
Jan 16, 2010 · Reply