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Revere Name Meaning

French: variant of Rivière, Rivoire, or Rivier, topographic name for someone living on the banks of a river, French rivier ‘bank’, or habitational name from any of the many places in France named with this word. English: nickname from Middle English revere ‘reiver’, ‘robber’. English: topographic name for someone who lived on the brow of a hill, from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atter evere ‘at the brow or edge’ (from Old English yfer, efer ‘edge’) or a habitational name from a place named with this phrase, as for example River in West Sussex or Rivar in Wiltshire. Jewish (from Italy): habitational name from a place in Mantua named Revere.

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

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Revere Family Origin

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Revere Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Revere occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Revere's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Revere. A less common occupation for the Revere family was Carpenter.

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