Reek Family History

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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

What did your Reek ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Railway Labourer

    9%

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

Reek Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Reek Life Expectancy

What is the average Reek lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reek 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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