Rekow Name Meaning

German: probably a topographic name from Slavic reka ‘river’.

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


Similar surnames: Reker, Rakow, Rockow, Sukow, Rudow, Bredow, Rackow, Bow, Below, Rew

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Rekow Family Origin

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Rekow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farming

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Wagon Maker

    25%

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

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Rekow Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Rekow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Rekow in 1962 was 72, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rekow

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