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Reigel Name Meaning

German: nickname for a long-legged person, from Middle High German reigel ‘heron’. Altered spelling of German Riegel.

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


Similar surnames: Reidel, Feigel, Reier, Rigel, Igel, Reil, Regel, Meisel, Krengel

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Reigel Family Origin

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Reigel Family Occupations

What did your Reigel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reigel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Reigel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reigel family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reigel.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Reigel Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Reigel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Reigel Life Expectancy

What is the average Reigel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, Reigel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Reigel in 1957 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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