Reeg Family History

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Reeg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Asbach, Westerwald.

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

Similar surnames: Heeg, Rees, Ree, Reek, Reck, Vee, Reder, Reeb, Reker, Reef

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Reeg Family Origin

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Reeg Family Occupations

What did your Reeg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reeg family was Baker. Cigar Maker, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reeg. The most common Reeg occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 24% of Reeg's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Baker


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

Reeg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Reeg Life Expectancy

What is the average Reeg lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Reeg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Reeg in 1959 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reeg 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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