Reeder Family History

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Reeder Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Reader. Dutch: occupational name for someone who dressed new cloth, Middle Dutch reder. Dutch and German: variant of Reder 3.

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

Similar surnames: Reder, Reader, Render, Reider, Recker, Seeger, Roeder, Rieder, Reede

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Reeder Family Origin

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Reeder Family Occupations

What did your Reeder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reeder family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reeder. The most common Reeder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Reeder's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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Reeder Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Reeder ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Reeder Life Expectancy

What is the average Reeder lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Reeder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Reeder in 1944 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reeder 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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