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Reny Family History

Reny Name Meaning
Americanized form of French René (see Rene).Americanized form of Hungarian Rényi, a habitational name for someone from a place called Rény in Pozsony county now in Slovakia. BGNot in MTM, DEB, RW. cf.

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

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4,129 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
591 Military Records
605 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Reny Families

  • Number of Reny families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Reny families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Reny last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Reny Family Origin

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Reny Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Reny

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Reny Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Reny census records

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Reny Civil War Service Records

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