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

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Atty At Law

    2%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reger. A less common occupation for the Reger family was Atty At Law. The most common Reger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Reger's were Farmers.

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Reger Historical Records

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Reger Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reger

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