Rees Name Meaning

Welsh: variant spelling of Reese. German: habitational name from a place in the Rhineland called Rees. German: short form of Andreas.

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


Similar surnames: Reese, Drees, Reis, Hees, Dees, Ries, Reek, Remes, Kees, Lees

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Rees Family Origin

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Rees Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Farmer Son

    8%
  • Servant

    8%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Rees occupation in Canada was Farmer. 13% of Rees's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rees family was Laborer. Farmer, Farmer Son and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rees.

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Rees Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Rees life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rees in 1944 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rees

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