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Reager Name Meaning

Altered form of German Rieger or Reger .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Reagor, Rager, Kreager, Reader, Creager, Seager, Reaser, Yeager

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Where is the Reager family from?

You can see how Reager families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reager family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Reager families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Reager families living in Cheshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Reager's in United Kingdom. Cheshire had the highest population of Reager families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reager surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reager ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reager. 29% of Reager men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Reager women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reager were Carpenter and Cook. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
  • Maid
  • Cook
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Reager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reager census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 160 immigration records available for the last name Reager. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 555 military records available for the last name Reager. For the veterans among your Reager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reager lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Reager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Reager in 1960 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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