Reefer Family History

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Reefer Name Meaning

Possibly a derivative of North German Reef ‘rope’, denoting a ropemaker.

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

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Reefer Family Origin

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Reefer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reefer. The most common Reefer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Reefer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reefer family was Laborer.

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Reefer Historical Records

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Reefer Life Expectancy

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