Rhea Family History

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Rhea Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Rea.

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

Similar surnames: Rhew, Rhead, Rea, Rhen, Shead, Lea, Sher, Tea, Heal, Rhyan

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Rhea Family Origin

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Rhea Family Occupations

What did your Rhea ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Butcher Shop Keeper and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rhea. 10% of Rhea men worked as a Butcher Shop Keeper and 55% of Rhea women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rhea were Dairy Farmer and Nursestaff Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Butcher Shop Keeper
  • Chartered Accountants Clerk
  • Coal Lorry Driver
  • Dairy Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Boarding Housekeeper
  • Milk Daily Shop Asst
  • Nursestaff Nurse

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

Rhea Historical Records

What Rhea family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Rhea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rhea 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rhea. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Rhea. For the veterans among your Rhea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rhea Life Expectancy

What is the average Rhea lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Rhea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rhea in 1946 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rhea

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rhea 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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