Ree Name Meaning

English: variant of Rye 1 and 2. Norwegian: habitational name from any of six farmsteads named Re, the name being derived from an unattested Old Norse word meaning ‘long narrow gravel ridge’. Korean: variant of Yi.

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

Similar surnames: Lee, Roe, Hee, Rue, Rye, Dee, Vee, Free, Rhee, Rew

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Ree Family Origin

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Ree Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ree. 24% of Ree men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Ree women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ree were Salesman and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
  • Cook
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ree Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 19,000 military records available for the last name Ree. For the veterans among your Ree ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ree Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ree life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ree in 1958 was 77, and 82 in 2004.

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