Reif Name Meaning

Swiss German, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Reiff.

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


Similar surnames: Reis, Reiff, Seif, Greif, Reim, Feig, Wein, Leif, Reff, Reil

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Reif Family Origin

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Reif Family Occupations

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  • Riveter

    100%

In 1881, the most common Reif occupation in the UK was Riveter. 100% of Reif's were Riveters.

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Reif Historical Records

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Reif Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Reif life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Reif in 1951 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reif

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