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Reza Family History

Reza Name Meaning
Galician: habitational name from any of the three places in Ourense province, Galicia named Reza.Portuguese: from a derivative of rezar ‘to pray’.Muslim (chiefly Iranian): from the Persian personal name Reza, from Arabic ri?da’ ‘contentment’, ‘satisfaction’. Ri?da’ ?Ali ibn Musa (765–817) was the eighth imam of the Shiites. Reza Shah Pahlavi was the first Shah of the Pahlavi dynasty (1925–79) in Iran. Reza is used to form names in combination with other words, e.g. Reza ul-Karim (Ri?da’ al-Karim) ‘satisfaction of The Most Generous’, i.e. Allah.

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

31,361 Historical Documents with Reza on Ancestry.com
22,544 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
537 Military Records
1,687 Immigration Records
2,887 Census and Voter Lists
3,706 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Reza Families

  • Number of Reza families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Reza Family Origin

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Reza Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Reza

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Reza Family Occupations

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Military Service by Reza

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