History of your Surname
Get access to Reuwer family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Reuwer Family History

Reuwer 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: Reuter, Reuer, Reuber, Reder, Reifer, Brewer, Remer, Reiser, Recker

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Reuwer family from?

You can see how Reuwer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reuwer family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Reuwer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Reuwer family living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Reuwer's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Reuwer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reuwer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reuwer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reuwer. 72% of Reuwer men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Reuwer women worked as a Housewife. .

View Census Data for Reuwer | Data not to scale

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

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Chauffeur

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Reuwer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 602 census records available for the last name Reuwer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reuwer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Reuwer

Passenger Lists

There are 74 immigration records available for the last name Reuwer. 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.

View all Reuwer immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 165 military records available for the last name Reuwer. For the veterans among your Reuwer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Reuwer military records

You've only scratched the surface of Reuwer family history

Discover More

What is the average Reuwer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Reuwer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Reuwer in 1962 was 82, and 86 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reuwer

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Reuwer family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Reuwer last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial