Reep Family History

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Reep Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a ropemaker (see Roper). English: possibly a metonymic occupational name for a porter or a basket maker, from Middle English (h)rip ‘basket’. Compare Ripper.

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

Similar surnames: Leep, Repp, Keep, Reek, Reef, Reel, Rehm, Redel, Leap, Reder

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Reep Family Origin

Where is the Reep family from?

Reep Family Occupations

What did your Reep ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reep occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Reep's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reep family was Keeps House. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reep.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Keeps House


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

Reep Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Reep. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reep 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 661 immigration records available for the last name Reep. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Reep. For the veterans among your Reep ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reep Life Expectancy

What is the average Reep lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Reep life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reep in 1948 was 66, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reep

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reep 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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