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

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Tailor

    12%
  • Cigarmaker

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Reier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Reier's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reier family was Cigarmaker. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reier.

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Reier Historical Records

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Reier Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reier

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