Reath Family History

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Reath Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Scottish Reith or German Rieth.

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

Similar surnames: Reagh, Roath, Creach, Keath, Reith, Bath, Reth, Reach, Redpath, Rath

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Reath Family Origin

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Reath Family Occupations

What did your Reath ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reath. A less common occupation for the Reath family was Keeping House. The most common Reath occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Reath's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Reath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Reath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reath 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Reath. 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 684 military records available for the last name Reath. For the veterans among your Reath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reath Life Expectancy

What is the average Reath lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Reath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Reath in 1964 was 82, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reath 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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