Reach Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname for someone with streaks of gray or white hair, from Gaelic riabhach ‘brindled’, ‘grayish’. English: habitational name from either of two places called Reach, in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire, from Old English r?c ‘raised strip of land or other linear feature’ (in the case of the Cambridgeshire name referring to Devil’s Dyke, a post-Roman earthwork).

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


Similar surnames: Roach, Leach, Beach, Rech, Rach, Peach, Reagh, Rench, Reeck, Creach

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Reach Family Origin

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Reach Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Hand

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reach. A less common occupation for the Reach family was Farm Hand. The most common Reach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Reach's were Farmers.

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Reach Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Reach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Reach in 1957 was 64, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reach

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