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Rheingans Family History

Rheingans Name Meaning
German: nickname for a breeder or seller of geese, presumably one living near the Rhine river, from Rhein ‘Rhine’ + Gans ‘goose’.

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

10,266 Historical Documents with Rheingans on Ancestry.com
1,650 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
228 Military Records
60 Immigration Records
1,298 Census and Voter Lists
7,030 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rheingans Families

  • Number of Rheingans families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rheingans families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rheingans last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Rheingans Family Origin

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Rheingans Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Rheingans

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Rheingans Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Rheingans Civil War Service Records

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