Reap Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Reep 2. Irish (County Mayo): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Réabaigh ‘descendant of Réabach’, a personal name probably derived from réabach ‘tearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Rea, Bean, Real, Read, Remp, Reape, Gean, Beat, Cap, Great

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Reap Family Origin

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Reap Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Reap ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Miner

  • Keeping House


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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reap family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reap. The most common Reap occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Reap's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Reap | Data not to scale

Reap Historical Records

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Reap Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Reap life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Reap in 1954 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reap

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