Reep Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a ropemaker (see Roper). English: possibly a metonymic occupational name for a porter or a basket maker, from Middle English (h)rip ‘basket’. Compare Ripper.

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


Similar surnames: Leep, Repp, Keep, Reek, Reef, Reel, Rehm, Redel, Leap, Reder

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Reep Family Origin

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Reep Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Brick Yard Lab

    6%
  • Brush Maker

    6%
  • Carpenter (Carpet Factory)

    6%

In 1881, the most common Reep occupation in the UK was Farm Laborer. 17% of Reep's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Brick Yard Lab and Brush Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reep. A less common occupation for the Reep family was Carpenter (Carpet Factory).

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Reep Historical Records

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Reep Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Reep life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reep in 1948 was 66, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reep

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