Rehling Family History

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Rehling Name Meaning

habitational name from Rehling in Bavaria or any of various places in western Germany called Rehlingen. nickname from the name of a fish, a type of bass.

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

Similar surnames: Welling, Helling, Erling, Nehring, Gehling, Etling, Fehling, Reiling

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Rehling Family Origin

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Rehling Family Occupations

What did your Rehling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rehling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Rehling's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rehling. A less common occupation for the Rehling family was Cigar Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Cigar Maker


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

Rehling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rehling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rehling 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rehling. 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 784 military records available for the last name Rehling. For the veterans among your Rehling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rehling Life Expectancy

What is the average Rehling lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rehling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Rehling in 1958 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rehling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rehling 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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