Rega Family History

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Rega Name Meaning

Dutch: from a feminine personal name composed of the elements ragin ‘counsel’ + gard ‘enclosure’. Dutch: from a masculine personal name composed of the elements ric ‘power(ful)’ + wald ‘rule’. The surname may also result from confusion with derivatives of the personal name Richard. Italian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Rego, Reda, Regal, Regan, Reza, Haga, Rada, Seda, Mega, Regas

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Rega Family Origin

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Rega Family Occupations

What did your Rega ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rega. 16% of Rega men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Rega women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rega were Mechanic and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Barber
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Housewife
  • Machine Operator
  • Seamstress

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

Rega Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rega. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rega 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rega. 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 Rega. For the veterans among your Rega ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rega Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rega life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rega in 1953 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

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