Re Name Meaning

Italian (Ré): from re ‘king’, possibly denoting someone who lived by or worked in a royal court, or someone who behaved in regal fashion, had played the part of a king in a pageant, or who had earned the title in some contest of skill. Northern Italian (Re): habitational name for someone from a place named with ré ‘river’, for example Re in Novara. French (Ré): habitational name from a place so named in Indre or from the Ile de Ré.

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


Similar surnames: Rey, Rye, Rue, He, Roe, Ore, Ge, Ree, Rex, Ure

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Re Family Origin

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Re Family Occupations

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  • Beer Saloon Keeper

    50%
  • Dairyman

    50%

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In 1880, Beer Saloon Keeper and Dairyman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Re. The most common Re occupation in the USA was Beer Saloon Keeper. 50% of Re's were Beer Saloon Keepers.

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Re Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Re life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Re in 1949 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Re

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