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Reise Name Meaning

German (Westphalia): topographic name, from Middle Low German ris, res ‘swamp’. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a well-traveled person, from Middle High German reis(e), German Reise ‘journey’.

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


Similar surnames: Reis, Meise, Reese, Reiser, Leise, Reiss, Geist, Leiser, Zeise, Beise

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Reise Family Origin

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Reise Family Occupations

What did your Reise ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reise family was Keeps House. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reise. The most common Reise occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Reise's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keeps House

    4%

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

Reise Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reise 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Reise. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Reise. For the veterans among your Reise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reise Life Expectancy

What is the average Reise lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2003, in the United States, Reise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Reise in 1950 was 44, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reise

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reise 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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