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Where is the Reed family from?
You can see how Reed families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reed family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Reed families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 773 Reed families living in New York. This was about 15% of all the recorded Reed's in USA. New York had the highest population of Reed families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reed surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reed. 17% of Reed men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Reed women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reed were Truck Driver and Teacher. .