Re Name Meaning

Italian (Ré): from re ‘king’, possibly denoting someone who lived by or worked in a royal court, or someone who behaved in regal fashion, had played the part of a king in a pageant, or who had earned the title in some contest of skill. Northern Italian (Re): habitational name for someone from a place named with ré ‘river’, for example Re in Novara. French (Ré): habitational name from a place so named in Indre or from the Ile de Ré.

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


Similar surnames: Rey, Rye, Rue, He, Roe, Ore, Ge, Ree, Rex, Ure

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Re Family Origin

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Re Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Re. 18% of Re men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Re women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Re were Truck Driver and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    14%
  • Operator
    12%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Housewife
    7%

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

Re Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Re Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Re life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Re in 1949 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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