Reeds Name Meaning

English: apparently a variant of Reed. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Reetz or Rietz.

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


Similar surnames: Reedy, Rees, Reed, Reede, Kees, Seeds, Meeds, Reeder, Reeks, Needs

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Reeds Family Origin

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Reeds Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Boarding House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reeds. The most common Reeds occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Reeds's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reeds family was Cook & Basket Maker.

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Boarding House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Cook & Basket Maker

    4%

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Reeds Historical Records

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Reeds Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2003, Reeds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Reeds in 1961 was 51, and 66 in 2003.

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