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Reekie Name Meaning

Scottish: of uncertain origin, possibly a habitational name from Reikie in Aberdeenshire, or an altered spelling of Rikie, a diminutive of Richard. It is also possible that it originated from the nickname of Edinburgh, meaning ‘smoky’, from the Scottish dialect term reek ‘smoke’.

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


Similar surnames: Leckie, Reek, Remke, Reese, Reddix, Wilkie, Rieke, Repke, Heeke

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Reekie Family Origin

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Reekie Family Occupations

What did your Reekie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reekie occupation in the USA was Accountant R.R. Office. 20% of Reekie's were Accountant R.R. Offices. A less common occupation for the Reekie family was Sailor. Accountant R.R. Office, Architect and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reekie.

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  • Accountant R.R. Office

    20%
  • Architect

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Sailor

    20%

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Reekie Historical Records

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

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Reekie Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Reekie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Reekie in 1963 was 90, and 76 in 2004.

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