Reta Family History

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Reta Name Meaning

Spanish: Castilianized variant of Basque Erreta, a habitational name from a town called Erreta in Navarre, Basque Country.

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

Similar surnames: Retana, Rota, Rita, Tena, Retz, Renta, Cea, Reza, Seta, Seda

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Reta Family Origin

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Reta Family Occupations

What did your Reta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reta occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Reta's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer


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

Reta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Reta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reta 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 867 immigration records available for the last name Reta. 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 217 military records available for the last name Reta. For the veterans among your Reta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reta Life Expectancy

What is the average Reta lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Reta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Reta in 1962 was 71, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reta 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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