Reiher Family History

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Reiher Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with long legs, from Middle High German, Middle Low German reiger ‘heron’. Compare Reigel.

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


Similar surnames: Reier, Reifer, Reiser, Reiter, Reiner, Reider, Weiher, Reiber, Recher

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Reiher Family Origin

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Reiher Family Occupations

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  • Carriage Maker

    25%
  • Furniture Dealer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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In 1880, Carriage Maker, Furniture Dealer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reiher. A less common occupation for the Reiher family was Laborer. The most common Reiher occupation in the USA was Carriage Maker. 25% of Reiher's were Carriage Makers.

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Reiher Historical Records

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Reiher Life Expectancy

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