Reigh Family History

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Reigh Name Meaning

Possibly a variant spelling of English Ray.

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


Similar surnames: Reagh, Daigh, Height, Relph, Leigh, Reith, Bleigh, Reish, Emigh, Reeh

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Reigh Family Origin

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Reigh Family Occupations

What did your Reigh ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Reigh. 12% of Reigh men worked as a Gardener and 47% of Reigh women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reigh were Iron Turner S K and Tin Press Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener
    12%
  • General Labourer Heavy Wor
    12%
  • Grocery food Salesman
    12%
  • Iron Turner S K
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    47%
  • Domestic Service
    16%
  • Domestic Servant
    8%
  • Tin Press Worker
    8%

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

Reigh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reigh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reigh 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 410 immigration records available for the last name Reigh. 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 601 military records available for the last name Reigh. For the veterans among your Reigh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reigh Life Expectancy

What is the average Reigh lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Reigh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Reigh in 1950 was 30, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reigh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reigh 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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