Reister Family History

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Reister Name Meaning

German: habitational name from someone from Reiste in Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Reiter, Reiser, Reisner, Reitter, Preister, Meister, Deister, Rester

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Reister Family Origin

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Reister Family Occupations

What did your Reister ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reister. The most common Reister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Reister's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reister family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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

Reister Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Reister Life Expectancy

What is the average Reister lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Reister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Reister in 1960 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reister

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reister 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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