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 1940, Salesman and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Reesman. 14% of Reesman men worked as a Salesman and 16% of Reesman women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reesman were Truck Driver and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    14%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    16%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Seamstress
    11%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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

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