Reeder Family History

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Reeder Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Reader. Dutch: occupational name for someone who dressed new cloth, Middle Dutch reder. Dutch and German: variant of Reder 3.

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

Similar surnames: Reder, Reader, Render, Reider, Recker, Seeger, Roeder, Rieder, Reede

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Reeder Family Origin

Where is the Reeder family from?

Reeder Family Occupations

What did your Reeder ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Reeder occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Reeder's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reeder. A less common occupation for the Reeder family was Bricklayer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Bricklayer


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

Reeder Historical Records

What Reeder family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 95,000 census records available for the last name Reeder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reeder 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Reeder. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Reeder. For the veterans among your Reeder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reeder Life Expectancy

What is the average Reeder lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Reeder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Reeder in 1944 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reeder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reeder 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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