Reifsteck Family History

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Reifsteck Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a hoop maker or cooper, from Middle High German reifsteck ‘bent or rounded wooden stick’.

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


Similar surnames: Rebstock, Weinstock, Riester, Leister, Binstock, Sengstock, Reiser

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Reifsteck Family Origin

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Reifsteck Family Occupations

What did your Reifsteck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reifsteck family was Shoe And Boat Maker. Farmer and Cooper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Reifsteck. The most common Reifsteck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Reifsteck's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Cooper

    25%
  • Shoe And Boat Maker

    25%

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Reifsteck Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Reifsteck Life Expectancy

What is the average Reifsteck lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Reifsteck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Reifsteck in 1951 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reifsteck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reifsteck 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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