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Reuter Name Meaning

German: derivative of Middle High German (ge)riute ‘clearing’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing or an occupational name for a clearer of woodland. Reut(e) and Reit are frequent elements of place names, indicating location in a forest or former forest. German: derogatory nickname from Middle High German riutære ‘footpad’, ‘highwayman’; later, possibly an occupational name for a mounted soldier (see Reiter).

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


Similar surnames: Reiter, Kreuter, Rester, Nester, Reiser, Reder, Reusser, Tretter

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Reuter Family Origin

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Reuter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Tailor

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reuter family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reuter. The most common Reuter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Reuter's were Farmers.

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Reuter Historical Records

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Reuter Life Expectancy

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