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Revier Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a river, a 17th century variant of rivier. Perhaps a variant of French Reviers, a habitational name from a place so named in Calvados.

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


Similar surnames: Revere, Crevier, Riviere, Reker, Lever, Regner, Reder, Recker, Reuter

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Where is the Revier family from?

You can see how Revier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Revier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Revier families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Revier families living in Virginia. This was about 63% of all the recorded Revier's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Revier families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Revier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Revier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Revier. 24% of Revier men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Revier women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Revier were Labor and Stenographer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Labor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    31%
  • Maid
    31%
  • Housework
    24%
  • Stenographer
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Revier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Revier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 267 immigration records available for the last name Revier. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Revier. For the veterans among your Revier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Revier lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Revier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Revier in 1963 was 74, and 92 in 2004.

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