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Reau Name Meaning

French (Réau): variant of Réal 2 or 3, in the latter case probably referring specifically to Réau in Seine-et-Marne.

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


Similar surnames: Reaux, Real, Reap, Breau, Hau, Rau, Beau, Reay, Meaux, Nau

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Reau Family Origin

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Reau Family Occupations

What did your Reau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Reau's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reau family was Sells Ice & Carpets. Farmer, Machinist and Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reau.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Machinist

    20%
  • Saloon

    20%
  • Sells Ice & Carpets

    20%

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

Reau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reau 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 Reau. 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 Reau. For the veterans among your Reau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reau Life Expectancy

What is the average Reau lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Reau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Reau in 1963 was 85, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reau 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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