Reifer Family History

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Reifer Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a linen measurer, from Middle High German reif, a measure of length for linen. South German: occupational name for a maker of rope, Reifschläger, or for the owner of a tavern (see Reiff). South German (Tyrol): topographic name for someone living at a landing place, from Romansh riva ‘riverbank’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or nickname from the inflected form of German reif ‘mature’.

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


Similar surnames: Reiser, Reiff, Reider, Reiber, Reiner, Reier, Reiter, Leiser, Reisner

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Reifer Family Origin

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Reifer Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Cigar Manufacturer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

In 1880, the most common Reifer occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Reifer's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Reifer family was Laborer. Carpenter, Cigar Manufacturer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reifer.

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Reifer Historical Records

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Reifer Life Expectancy

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