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Regnier Name Meaning

French (Régnier): from the personal name Régnier, of Germanic origin (see Rayner 1).

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


Similar surnames: Reinier, Regner, Rinier, Egner, Rainier, Reigner, Venier, Reiner

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Where is the Regnier family from?

You can see how Regnier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Regnier family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Regnier families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Regnier families living in Ohio. This was about 75% of all the recorded Regnier's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Regnier families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Regnier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Regnier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Regnier. 19% of Regnier men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Regnier women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Regnier were Farming and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farming
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    18%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Maid
    8%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Regnier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Regnier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Regnier. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Regnier. For the veterans among your Regnier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Regnier lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Regnier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Regnier in 1950 was 39, and 72 in 2004.

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