Guild of One-Name Studies
One-name studies, Genealogy
Variants: Reaves, Reves, Rives, Ryves
Category: 1 - A study where research using core genealogical datasets and transcriptions is in its early stages.
DNA website: www.familytreedna.com/groups/reeves/about
Contact: Mr Martin Barker
based on data from http://gbnames.publicprofiler.org where FPM is Frequency per Million names within the population.
Looking globally and using data from http://worldnames.publicprofiler.org/ which is more recent population data sample sourced differently, the Reeves surname occurs most frequently in Australia (again as frequency per million names).
From the indexation of the England & Wales Census at one popular genealogy web sites, the name occurs as follows (count not frequency)
The Reeves Project … … … http://thereevesproject.org
The Reeves DNA Project … https://www.familytreedna.com/groups/reeves/about
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