Rectenwald Family History

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Rectenwald Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Recktenwald.

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

Similar surnames: Recktenwald, Reckard, Fennewald, Gruenwald, Gruenewald, Berwald

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Rectenwald Family Origin

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Rectenwald Family Occupations

What did your Rectenwald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rectenwald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Rectenwald's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rectenwald family was Calciminer. Farmer, Keeping House and Boot And Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rectenwald.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Boot And Shoe Maker

  • Calciminer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rectenwald ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rectenwald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rectenwald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rectenwald census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rectenwald. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rectenwald. For the veterans among your Rectenwald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rectenwald Life Expectancy

What is the average Rectenwald lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rectenwald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Rectenwald in 1963 was 67, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rectenwald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rectenwald ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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