Reep Family History

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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

What did your Reep ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Reep. 9% of Reep men worked as a Farmer and 59% of Reep women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reep were Apartment Household and Commercial Filing Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
    9%
  • Iron Founder heavy Worker
    6%
  • Retail Butcher
    6%
  • Apartment Household
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    59%
  • Incapacitated
    7%
  • Caretaker (school Of Science art)
    3%
  • Commercial Filing Clerk
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Reep Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Reep. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reep census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Reep

Passenger List

There are 661 immigration records available for the last name Reep. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Reep. For the veterans among your Reep ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reep Life Expectancy

What is the average Reep lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reep

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reep 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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