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Reeds Family History

Reeds Name Meaning
English: apparently a variant of Reed. UK 77.Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Reetz or Rietz.

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

40,374 Historical Documents with Reeds on Ancestry.com
8,443 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,895 Military Records
781 Immigration Records
9,949 Census and Voter Lists
16,306 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Reeds Families

  • Number of Reeds families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Reeds families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Reeds last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Reeds census records

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Reeds Family Origin

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Reeds Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Reeds

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Reeds Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Reeds census records

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Reeds Civil War Service Records

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