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Rehmann Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived in a marshy place from Middle Low German red ‘bog’ + man ‘man’. North German: variant of Rehm 2 with the addition of Middle Low German man ‘man’. German: from an ancient Germanic personal name formed with ragin ‘advice counsel’ as the first element + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Redmann, Reimann, Lehmann, Bermann, Ehmann, Rebmann, Ruhmann, Heumann

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Where is the Rehmann family from?

You can see how Rehmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rehmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rehmann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Rehmann families living in New York. This was about 32% of all the recorded Rehmann's in USA. New York had the highest population of Rehmann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rehmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rehmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rehmann. 28% of Rehmann men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Rehmann women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rehmann were Salesman and Office Clerk. .

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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
    28%
  • Proprietor
    18%
  • Machinist
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    34%
  • Secretary
    34%
  • Office Clerk
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rehmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rehmann 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 516 immigration records available for the last name Rehmann. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rehmann. For the veterans among your Rehmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rehmann lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rehmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rehmann in 1944 was 28, and 91 in 2004.

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