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Reynolds Family History

Reynolds Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Reynold.

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

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229,492 Military Records
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Name Distribution of Reynolds Families

  • Number of Reynolds families
     1,509 - 3,015
     504 - 1,508
     1 - 503
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Reynolds families
     2,017 - 4,032
     673 - 2,016
     1 - 672
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Reynolds families
     197 - 391
     66 - 196
     1 - 65
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Reynolds Family Origin

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Reynolds Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Reynolds

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Reynolds Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Reynolds Civil War Service Records

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