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Reeves Name Meaning

patronymic from Reeve. topographic name for someone who lived on the margin of a wood, from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atter eves ‘at the edge’ (Old English æt þære efese).

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


Similar surnames: Reeve, Greaves, Reeder, Reever, Seever, Neaves, Reese, Nieves, Rieves

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Reeves Family Origin

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Reeves Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reeves family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reeves. The most common Reeves occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Reeves's were Farmers.

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Reeves Life Expectancy

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