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Rer Family History

Rer Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Rey, Re, Ker, Ren, Rehr, Ree, Reh, Rew, Reo, Rex

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Where is the Rer family from?

You can see how Rer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1891 and 1920. The most Rer families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 4 Rer families living in Lancashire. This was about 80% of all the recorded Rer's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Rer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rer ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Rer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rer 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 629 immigration records available for the last name Rer. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Rer. For the veterans among your Rer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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