Reiger Family History

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Reiger Name Meaning

German: variant of Reiher.

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


Similar surnames: Reier, Reiter, Kreiger, Reiser, Roiger, Neiger, Weiger, Reider

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Reiger Family Origin

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Reiger Family Occupations

What did your Reiger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reiger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Reiger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reiger family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reiger.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Reiger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Reiger Life Expectancy

What is the average Reiger lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Reiger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Reiger in 1950 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reiger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reiger 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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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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