Reece Family History

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Reece Name Meaning

Welsh: variant spelling of Reese.

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

Similar surnames: Breece, Preece, Reese, Reede, Rees, Ryce, Rease, Beese, Deese, Keele

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Reece Family Origin

Where is the Reece family from?

Reece Family Occupations

What did your Reece ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reece. The most common Reece occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Reece's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reece family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Reece ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Reece Historical Records

What Reece family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 128,000 census records available for the last name Reece. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reece 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Reece. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Reece. For the veterans among your Reece ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reece Life Expectancy

What is the average Reece lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Reece life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Reece in 1941 was 62, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reece

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reece 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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