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Reeher Surname Meaning

Altered form of German Reeger or perhaps of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Reher, Reyher, Reeser, Reever, Reeder, Reder, Ryther, Reager, Deemer

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Where is the Reeher family from?

You can see how Reeher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reeher family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Reeher families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 48 Reeher families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 98% of all the recorded Reeher's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Reeher families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reeher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reeher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reeher. 28% of Reeher men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Reeher women worked as a Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Labor
    12%
  • Miner
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Reeher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reeher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 480 immigration records available for the last name Reeher. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 397 military records available for the last name Reeher. For the veterans among your Reeher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reeher lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Reeher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Reeher in 1954 was 76, and 73 in 2004.

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