Reap Family History

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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

What did your Reap ancestors do for a living?

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.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Miner

    15%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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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.

Reap Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reap. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reap 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Reap. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Reap. For the veterans among your Reap ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reap Life Expectancy

What is the average Reap lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reap

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reap 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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