Reiber Family History

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Reiber Name Meaning

German: occupational name for an assistant in a bathhouse or a barber’s shop, from an agent derivative of Middle High German riben ‘to rub’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish rayber ‘great eater’, ‘someone who rubs’ (see 1).

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

Similar surnames: Treiber, Reifer, Reider, Reiter, Reier, Reber, Reiser, Reiher, Reiner

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Reiber Family Origin

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Reiber Family Occupations

What did your Reiber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Reiber. 20% of Reiber men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Reiber women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reiber were Farm Laborer and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Seamstress

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

Reiber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Reiber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reiber 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Reiber. 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 Reiber. For the veterans among your Reiber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reiber Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Reiber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reiber in 1945 was 25, and 82 in 2004.

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