Reever Family History

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Reever Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of German Riefer, a patronymic from the personal name Rüef, a reduced form of Rudolf.

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

Similar surnames: Reeter, Beaver, Rieger, Reker, Reeves, Recker, Reefer, Reeser, Siever

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Reever Family Origin

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Reever Family Occupations

What did your Reever ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reever family was Baker. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reever. The most common Reever occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Reever's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Baker


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

Reever Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Reever. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reever 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 539 immigration records available for the last name Reever. 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 877 military records available for the last name Reever. For the veterans among your Reever ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reever Life Expectancy

What is the average Reever lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2003, in the United States, Reever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Reever in 1944 was 32, and 88 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reever 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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