Rewis Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Ruijs, nickname for a noisy person.

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


Similar surnames: Remis, Lewis, Regis, Reil, Remes, Reisz, Reid, Ress, Nelis, Drewes

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Rewis Family Origin

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Rewis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rewis. The most common Rewis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Rewis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rewis family was Keeping House.

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Rewis Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Rewis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Rewis in 1954 was 72, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rewis

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