Reels Family History

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Reels Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Reel.

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


Similar surnames: Geels, Neels, Roels, Riels, Keels, Reel, Freels, Meers, Reins, Rewis

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Reels Family Origin

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Reels Family Occupations

What did your Reels ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reels. A less common occupation for the Reels family was Butcher. The most common Reels occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Reels's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%

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

Reels Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Reels Life Expectancy

What is the average Reels lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Reels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reels in 1944 was 30, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reels

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reels 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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