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Reames Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Rames in Seine-Inférieure.

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


Similar surnames: Remes, Rhames, Creamer, Hames, Eales, Rames, Beames, Beamer, Eames

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Reames Family Origin

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Reames Family Occupations

What did your Reames ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reames occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Reames's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reames family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reames.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Reames ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Reames Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reames. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reames census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Reames. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Reames. For the veterans among your Reames ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reames Life Expectancy

What is the average Reames lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Reames life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Reames in 1952 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reames

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reames ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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