Reves Family History

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Reves Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Hungarian Révész, occupational name for a ferryman, révész. Perhaps an altered spelling of Reeves.

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

Similar surnames: Rieves, Reder, Rees, Reaves, Revel, Draves, Neves, Reeves, Remes

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Reves Family Origin

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Reves Family Occupations

What did your Reves ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reves occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Reves's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reves family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reves.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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Reves Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Reves. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reves 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Reves. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Reves. For the veterans among your Reves ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reves Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Reves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Reves in 1952 was 54, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reves 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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