Reith Name Meaning

Scottish: of uncertain origin; possibly a reduced form of McCreath (see McRae). German: habitational name from any of several places named with riute ‘forest clearing’. Compare Reiter, Reuter.

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


Similar surnames: Raith, Reitz, Keith, Leith, Rentz, Beitz, Beith, Reisch, Seith, Reich

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Reith Family Origin

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Reith Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Reith occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Reith's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reith family was Ag. Lab.. Farmer, Labourer and Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reith.

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Mason

    3%
  • Ag. Lab.

    2%

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Reith Historical Records

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Reith Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Reith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reith in 1948 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

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