Reher Family History

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Reher Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from places so called near Hamelin and Itzehoe, and in some cases perhaps from Rehe in Hesse or Rehau in Franconia. Altered spelling of Czech Rehor.

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

Similar surnames: Reder, Reker, Rehmer, Rehr, Reyher, Recher, Rehor, Reser, Rehrer

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Reher Family Origin

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Reher Family Occupations

What did your Reher ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Reher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reher 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 859 immigration records available for the last name Reher. 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 766 military records available for the last name Reher. For the veterans among your Reher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reher Life Expectancy

What is the average Reher lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Reher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Reher in 1963 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reher 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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