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Riffel Early Origins



The surname Riffel was first found in Savoy (French: Savoie) in the Rhône-Alpes region of the French Alps, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of the Chambery and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Riffel Spelling Variations


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Riffel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Riff, Riffe, Rife, Rif and others.

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Riffel Early History


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Riffel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Riffel research. Another 152 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Riffel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Riffel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Riffel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Riffel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Riffel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Riffel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750

Riffel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Georg Riffel, aged 34, arrived in New York, NY in 1885

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Contemporary Notables of the name Riffel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Riffel (post 1700)



  • Norm D. Riffel (b. 1939), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 2004

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Riffel Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
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    The Riffel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Riffel Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 September 2016 at 14:47.

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