Reger Family History

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Reger Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German re(i)ger ‘heron’, a nickname, no doubt bestowed on a tall, thin person with long spindly legs. German: nickname for a lively, restless, or passionate person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German regen ‘to be excited or moved’.

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


Similar surnames: Reier, Heger, Beger, Reber, Reder, Deger, Feger, Meger, Remer, Reuer

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Reger Family Origin

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Reger Family Occupations

What did your Reger ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Reger. 19% of Reger men worked as a Labourer and 17% of Reger women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reger were Engineer and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    19%
  • Caterer
    10%
  • Comptable
    10%
  • Engineer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Journalir
    17%
  • Nurse
    17%

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

Reger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Reger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reger 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Reger. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Reger. For the veterans among your Reger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reger Life Expectancy

What is the average Reger lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Reger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Reger in 1943 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reger 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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