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Regen Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name with ragin ‘advice’, ‘counsel’. German: habitational name from a place called Regen, for example in the Upper Palatinate. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Regen ‘rain’.

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


Similar surnames: Regel, Degen, Leben, Regan, Reger, Rees, Hegel, Remes, Roeger, Rozen

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Regen Family Origin

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Regen Family Occupations

What did your Regen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Regen family was Clerk In Store. The most common Regen occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Regen's were Laborers. Laborer, Cabinet Worker and Car Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Regen.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Cabinet Worker

    7%
  • Car Driver

    7%
  • Clerk In Store

    7%

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

Regen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Regen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Regen 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 Regen. 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 Regen. For the veterans among your Regen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Regen Life Expectancy

What is the average Regen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Regen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Regen in 1964 was 75, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Regen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Regen 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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