Reavey Family History

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Reavey Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Riabhaigh ‘descendant of Riabhach’, a byname meaning ‘brindled’, ‘grizzled’. Possibly an altered spelling of German Riewe.

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


Similar surnames: Heavey, Eavey, Leavey, Heaven, Rarey, Heaney, Keaveny, Reever, Cavey

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Reavey Family Origin

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Reavey Family Occupations

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  • Boot & Shoe Retailer

    9%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Callenderers Porter

    9%
  • Finisher (Cotton Pr)

    9%

In 1881, the most common Reavey occupation in the UK was Boot & Shoe Retailer. 9% of Reavey's were Boot & Shoe Retailers. Boot & Shoe Retailer, Cabinet Maker and Callenderers Porter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reavey. A less common occupation for the Reavey family was Finisher (Cotton Pr).

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Reavey Historical Records

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Reavey Life Expectancy

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