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Reim Family History

Reim Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Reinmund (see Raymond), Reinmar, or the female personal name Reinburg(is). Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Reis, Keim, Heim, Greim, Reil, Rim, Rein, Rehm, Wein, Reiff

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Where is the Reim family from?

You can see how Reim families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reim family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Reim families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 9 Reim families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 64% of all the recorded Reim's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Reim families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reim surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reim ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reim. 15% of Reim men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Reim women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reim were Laborer and Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Weaver
    8%
  • Mechanic
    8%
  • Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    30%
  • Winder
    12%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Operator
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Reim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reim census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Reim. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Reim. For the veterans among your Reim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reim lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Reim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Reim in 1947 was 42, and 88 in 2004.

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