Reier Family History

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Reier Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a long-legged person, from Middle High German reiger, German Reiher ‘heron’.

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


Similar surnames: Reger, Reiher, Reider, Reifer, Reiber, Zeier, Neier, Remer, Reiser

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Reier Family Origin

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Reier Family Occupations

What did your Reier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reier family was Cigarmaker. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reier. The most common Reier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Reier's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Tailor

    12%
  • Cigarmaker

    6%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Reier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Reier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reier 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Reier. 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 Reier. For the veterans among your Reier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reier Life Expectancy

What is the average Reier lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Reier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reier in 1951 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reier 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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