Reif Family History

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Reif Name Meaning

Swiss German, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Reiff.

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


Similar surnames: Reis, Reiff, Seif, Greif, Reim, Feig, Wein, Leif, Reff, Reil

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Reif Family Origin

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Reif Family Occupations

What did your Reif ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Reif. 34% of Reif men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Reif women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reif were Shoemaker and Revenue

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%
  • Shoemaker
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Revenue
    34%

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

Reif Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Reif. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reif 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Reif. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Reif. For the veterans among your Reif ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reif Life Expectancy

What is the average Reif lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Reif life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Reif in 1951 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reif

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reif 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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