Reh Name Meaning

German: variant of Rech. nickname for someone who was timid or fleet of foot, from Middle High German rech ‘roe deer’. Compare Rech. Jewish (western Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Reh ‘roe deer’ (see 2).

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

Similar surnames: Rech, Rey, Rehm, Zeh, Roh, Reeh, Roch, Rehr, Rex, Free

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Reh Family Origin

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Reh Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Reh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Reh's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reh family was Assistant House Keeps. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reh.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Assistant House Keeps


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Reh Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Reh Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Reh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Reh in 1954 was 67, and 67 in 2004.

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