Reehl Family History

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Reehl Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Riehl.

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

Similar surnames: Reihl, Reeh, Keel, Yehl, Beel, Rees, Meehl, Kiehl, Piehl, Muehl

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Reehl Family Origin

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Reehl Family Occupations

What did your Reehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reehl. A less common occupation for the Reehl family was Carpenter. The most common Reehl occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 20% of Reehl's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Reehl ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Reehl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Reehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reehl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 78 immigration records available for the last name Reehl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 308 military records available for the last name Reehl. For the veterans among your Reehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Reehl lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Reehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Reehl in 1963 was 76, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reehl 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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