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Rinker Family History

Rinker Name Meaning
occupational name for a buckle maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rinke ‘buckle’.from an old personal name based on hring ‘ring’.

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

148,139 Historical Documents with Rinker on Ancestry.com
25,460 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,069 Military Records
1,343 Immigration Records
21,184 Census and Voter Lists
96,083 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rinker Families

  • Number of Rinker families
     87 - 172
     30 - 86
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rinker families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rinker last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rinker census records

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Rinker Family Origin

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Rinker Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rinker

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Rinker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rinker census records

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Rinker Civil War Service Records

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