Reger Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German re(i)ger ‘heron’, a nickname, no doubt bestowed on a tall, thin person with long spindly legs. German: nickname for a lively, restless, or passionate person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German regen ‘to be excited or moved’.

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


Similar surnames: Reier, Heger, Beger, Reber, Reder, Deger, Feger, Meger, Remer, Reuer

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Reger Family Origin

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Reger Family Occupations

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  • Leather Worker

    100%

In 1881, the most common Reger occupation in the UK was Leather Worker. 100% of Reger's were Leather Workers.

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Reger Historical Records

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Reger Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Reger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Reger in 1943 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reger

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