Reus Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a big man, from Middle Dutch reuse(n) ‘giant’. German: topographic name from Middle High German riuse ‘fish trap’ (Middle Low German ruse) or from a regional term reuse ‘small stream’, ‘channel’. Catalan: habitational name from Reus in Tarragona province. However, this source seems not to have contributed greatly to the American name.

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


Similar surnames: Reis, Ress, Reuss, Raus, Hees, Rees, Pels, Reust, Beu, Rush

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Reus Family Origin

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Reus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Backer

    3%
  • Book Binder

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reus family was Book Binder. Farmer, Laborer and Backer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reus. The most common Reus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Reus's were Farmers.

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United States

Between 1954 and 2003, Reus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Reus in 1954 was 52, and 75 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reus

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