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Rewerts Name Meaning

East Frisian: patronymic from a shortened form of the ancient Germanic personal name Reinwarth composed of the elements ragin ‘counsel’ + ward ‘guard’.

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


Similar surnames: Reents, Beets, Roberts, Robert, Roets, Geers, Reber, Reisert, Remes

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Where is the Rewerts family from?

You can see how Rewerts families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rewerts family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Rewerts families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Rewerts families living in Illinois. This was about 44% of all the recorded Rewerts's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Rewerts families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rewerts surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rewerts ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rewerts. 47% of Rewerts men worked as a Farmer and 36% of Rewerts women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rewerts were Salesman and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Laborer
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Work
    36%
  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Maid
    15%
  • Saleslady
    15%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 163 immigration records available for the last name Rewerts. 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 255 military records available for the last name Rewerts. For the veterans among your Rewerts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rewerts lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rewerts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Rewerts in 1963 was 69, and 83 in 2004.

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