Reil Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed with rag- ‘advice’, ‘counsel’, rah(ha) ‘revenge’, or ric ‘power(ful)’. South German: nickname from a diminutive of Middle High German ru ‘rough’, derived from a base form reule ‘coarse-haired (person)’. Compare German rauh. habitational name from a place in Rhineland called Reil.

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


Similar surnames: Reis, Keil, Peil, Seil, Reiff, Beil, Reel, Heil, Feil, Real

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Reil Family Origin

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Reil Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Labourer

    19%
  • Cabnet Maker

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reil. The most common Reil occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Reil's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reil family was Cabnet Maker.

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Reil Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Reil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Reil in 1953 was 25, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reil

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