Reeter Family History

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Reeter Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements rad, rat ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + heri army.

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

Similar surnames: Retter, Renter, Seeger, Recker, Reuter, Reever, Reeder, Heeter

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Reeter Family Origin

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Reeter Family Occupations

What did your Reeter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Reeter. 16% of Reeter men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Reeter women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reeter were Carpenter and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housewife
  • Saleslady

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

Reeter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Reeter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reeter 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 116 immigration records available for the last name Reeter. 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 218 military records available for the last name Reeter. For the veterans among your Reeter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reeter Life Expectancy

What is the average Reeter lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Reeter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Reeter in 1948 was 24, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reeter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reeter 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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