Reker Name Meaning

North German: reduced form of Redeker. It may also be a respelled form of Slovenian Rekar, a topographic name for someone who lived by a river, from reka ‘river’, or a variant of Rekar, a habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Reka, named with this element.

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


Similar surnames: Recker, Reder, Roker, Reher, Raker, Reiser, Rieker, Leber, Remer

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Reker Family Origin

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Reker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Cooper

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reker family was Farming. The most common Reker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Reker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reker.

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Reker Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1966 and 2004, Reker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Reker in 1966 was 80, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reker

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