Rehrer Family History

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Rehrer Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name from a place named Rehren in Westphalia, or a topographic name (see Rehr 2).

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

Similar surnames: Rehmer, Wehrer, Rohrer, Kehrer, Reker, Reher, Reiser, Reder, Recker

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Rehrer Family Origin

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Rehrer Family Occupations

What did your Rehrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Carpenter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rehrer. The most common Rehrer occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Rehrer's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Rehrer family was Farmer.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer


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

Rehrer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rehrer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rehrer 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 144 immigration records available for the last name Rehrer. 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 356 military records available for the last name Rehrer. For the veterans among your Rehrer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rehrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Rehrer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rehrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Rehrer in 1958 was 47, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rehrer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rehrer 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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