Reasoner Family History

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Reasoner Name Meaning

Perhaps a translation of French Raisonnier, a derivative of Raison. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German and Riesener, patronymic from the personal name Riese, Rizo meaning ‘giant’ or of German Riesner (see Reasner).

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


Similar surnames: Reasner, Reisner, Reason, Rasner, Reffner, Reader, Beisner, Rayner

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Reasoner Family Origin

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Reasoner Family Occupations

What did your Reasoner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reasoner. The most common Reasoner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Reasoner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reasoner family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Reasoner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reasoner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reasoner 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 Reasoner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Reasoner. For the veterans among your Reasoner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reasoner Life Expectancy

What is the average Reasoner lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Reasoner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Reasoner in 1956 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reasoner 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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