Reek Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a heap of some kind, from Middle English reke ‘stack’, ‘heap’. German: from Radeke, a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with rad ‘advice’, ‘counsel’. Altered spelling of German Reeck.

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


Similar surnames: Renk, Creek, Reel, Rock, Seek, Peek, Reck, Reeb, Reeck, Beck

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Reek Family Origin

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Reek Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Railway Labourer

    9%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayers Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reek. A less common occupation for the Reek family was Railway Labourer. The most common Reek occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Reek's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Reek Historical Records

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Reek Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Reek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reek in 1952 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reek

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