Reavey Family History
Reavey Name Meaning
Irish (Antrim) and Scottish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Riabhaigh ‘son (or descendant) of Riabhach’ a byname meaning ‘brindled’ ‘grizzled’. Compare McGreevy Creevy and Rea . Possibly an altered form of German Riewe .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022