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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 1880, the most common Reiber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Reiber's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reiber. A less common occupation for the Reiber family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Reiber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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

What is the average Reiber lifespan?

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reiber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reiber 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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