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Reasons Name Meaning

English (Somerset): probably a variant of Raison.

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


Similar surnames: Reason, Beason, Meason, Beans, Persons, Neason, Elson, Mason, Redmon

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Reasons Family Origin

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Reasons Family Occupations

What did your Reasons ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reasons occupation in the USA was Farmer. 78% of Reasons's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reasons. A less common occupation for the Reasons family was House Keeping.

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  • Farmer

    78%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Engineer

    4%
  • House Keeping

    4%

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Reasons Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reasons. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reasons 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 Reasons. 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 Reasons. For the veterans among your Reasons ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reasons Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Reasons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Reasons in 1953 was 55, and 55 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reasons 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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