Reekie Family History

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Reekie Name Meaning

Scottish: of uncertain origin, possibly a habitational name from Reikie in Aberdeenshire, or an altered spelling of Rikie, a diminutive of Richard. It is also possible that it originated from the nickname of Edinburgh, meaning ‘smoky’, from the Scottish dialect term reek ‘smoke’.

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


Similar surnames: Leckie, Reek, Remke, Reese, Reddix, Wilkie, Rieke, Repke, Heeke

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Reekie Family Origin

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Reekie Family Occupations

What did your Reekie ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Reekie family was Carriage Maker. The most common Reekie occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Reekie's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reekie.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Builder

    5%
  • Carriage Maker

    5%

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Reekie Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Reekie Life Expectancy

What is the average Reekie lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Reekie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Reekie in 1963 was 90, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reekie 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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