Reier Family History

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Reier Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a long-legged person, from Middle High German reiger, German Reiher ‘heron’.

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

Similar surnames: Reger, Reiher, Reider, Reifer, Reiber, Zeier, Neier, Remer, Reiser

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Reier Family Origin

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Reier Family Occupations

What did your Reier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer cabdle Work Price and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Reier. 50% of Reier men worked as a General Labourer cabdle Work Price and 50% of Reier women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reier were Unpaid Domestic Duties and Militery Embroideress

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer cabdle Work Price
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Militery Embroideress

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

Reier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reier 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 633 immigration records available for the last name Reier. 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 746 military records available for the last name Reier. For the veterans among your Reier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reier Life Expectancy

What is the average Reier lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Reier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reier in 1951 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reier 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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