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Reader Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who thatched cottages with reeds, from an agent derivative of Middle English red(en) ‘to cover with reeds’. Americanized spelling of German Rieder.

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


Similar surnames: Reder, Render, Leader, Rader, Reeder, Seader, Meader, Reider, Lader

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Reader Family Origin

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Reader Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

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Reader Historical Records

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Reader Life Expectancy

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