Reesman Family History

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Reesman Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Reesemann, a variant of Reese 3, or Riesemann, a variant of Ries.

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

Similar surnames: Leesman, Rossman, Beeman, Deerman, Rosman, Reisman, Seeman, Weeman

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Reesman Family Origin

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Reesman Family Occupations

What did your Reesman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reesman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Reesman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reesman family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reesman.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Barber

  • Farming


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

Reesman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Reesman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reesman 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 103 immigration records available for the last name Reesman. 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 559 military records available for the last name Reesman. For the veterans among your Reesman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reesman Life Expectancy

What is the average Reesman lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Reesman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Reesman in 1955 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reesman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reesman 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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