Reeve Name Meaning

English (most common in East Anglia): from Middle English reeve, an occupational name for a steward or bailiff, the precise character of whose duties varied from place to place and at different periods.

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


Similar surnames: Reeves, Reese, Revere, Cleve, Beese, Reeder, Reaver, Reef, Shreeve

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Reeve Family Origin

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Reeve Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Reeve occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Reeve's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reeve family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reeve.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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Reeve Historical Records

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Reeve Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Reeve life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Reeve in 1942 was 69, and 75 in 2004.

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