Rea Name Meaning

English: variant of Rye 1 and 2. reduced form of Scottish McRea.

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

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Rea Family Origin

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Rea Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rea family was Laborer. The most common Rea occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Rea's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rea.

Source: Census data for Rea | Data not to scale

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Rea Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Rea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rea in 1940 was 78, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rea

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