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Reader Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who thatched cottages with reeds, from an agent derivative of Middle English red(en) ‘to cover with reeds’. Americanized spelling of German Rieder.

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


Similar surnames: Reder, Render, Leader, Rader, Reeder, Seader, Meader, Reider, Lader

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Reader Family Origin

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Reader Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Fisherman

    14%
  • Moulder

    10%
  • Son

    10%

In 1881, Farmer, Fisherman and Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reader. The most common Reader occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Reader's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reader family was Son.

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Reader Historical Records

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Reader Life Expectancy

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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