Reap Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Reep 2. Irish (County Mayo): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Réabaigh ‘descendant of Réabach’, a personal name probably derived from réabach ‘tearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Rea, Bean, Real, Read, Remp, Reape, Gean, Beat, Cap, Great

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Reap Family Origin

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Reap Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    29%
  • Engineers Pattern Model Maker (E & M)

    14%
  • Iron Founder & Engineer (MF)

    14%
  • Laborer Dock

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Reap family was Laborer Dock. The most common Reap occupation in the UK was Labourer. 29% of Reap's were Labourers. Labourer, Engineers Pattern Model Maker (E & M) and Iron Founder & Engineer (MF) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reap.

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Reap Historical Records

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Reap Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Reap life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Reap in 1954 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reap

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