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Riffle Early Origins



The surname Riffle 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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Riffle Spelling Variations


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Riffle Spelling Variations



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

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Riffle Early History


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Riffle Early History



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

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Riffle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Riffle Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Riffle 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:

Riffle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • B Riffle, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Riffle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Riffle (post 1700)



  • Kenneth H. Riffle, American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates 30th District; Elected 1984

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Riffle Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The Riffle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Riffle 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 24 November 2015 at 09:47.

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