Reas Family History

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Reas Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Ries, Riess.

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


Similar surnames: Reis, Ras, Treas, Ream, Real, Neas, Rees, Keas, Teas, Leas

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Reas Family Origin

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Reas Family Occupations

What did your Reas ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Reas. 8% of Reas men worked as a Builders Labourer and 54% of Reas women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reas were General Labourer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    8%
  • Carpenter joiner
    8%
  • Colliery Hewer Below Heavy Worker
    8%
  • General Labourer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    54%
  • Checker Non Ferrons Metal Works
    8%
  • Childrens Nurse (student)
    8%
  • Domestic Duties
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Reas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Reas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Reas

Passenger List

There are 473 immigration records available for the last name Reas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Reas. For the veterans among your Reas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reas Life Expectancy

What is the average Reas lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Reas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Reas in 1949 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reas 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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