Reierson Family History

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Reierson Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Reier, from Old Norse Reiðarr, from reið ‘house’, ‘home’ + -arr, representing a proto-Norse form -harjar ‘warrior’, -warjar ‘defender’, or -gairar ‘spear’. Respelling of Norwegian or Danish Reiersen, cognate with 1.

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

Similar surnames: Enerson, Segerson, Einerson, Anderson, Peterson, Peerson, Pierson

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Reierson Family Origin

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Reierson Family Occupations

What did your Reierson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Druggist and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reierson. The most common Reierson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Reierson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reierson family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Druggist

  • Grocer

  • Laborer


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Reierson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reierson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reierson 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 764 immigration records available for the last name Reierson. 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 600 military records available for the last name Reierson. For the veterans among your Reierson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reierson Life Expectancy

What is the average Reierson lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Reierson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Reierson in 1960 was 67, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reierson 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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