Reith Name Meaning

Scottish: of uncertain origin; possibly a reduced form of McCreath (see McRae). German: habitational name from any of several places named with riute ‘forest clearing’. Compare Reiter, Reuter.

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

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Reith Family Origin

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Reith Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reith family was Laborer. The most common Reith occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Reith's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reith.

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Reith Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Reith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reith in 1948 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reith

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