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Reigner Name Meaning

Altered form of German Riegner . In some cases possibly also French: variant of Regnier .

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


Similar surnames: Reiner, Regner, Reinier, Rainer, Reine, Beisner, Eigner, Keiner

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Where is the Reigner family from?

You can see how Reigner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reigner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Reigner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Reigner families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Reigner's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Reigner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reigner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reigner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Opeartor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reigner. 32% of Reigner men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Reigner women worked as an Opeartor. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reigner were Truck Driver and Seamstress. .

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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

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Machinist
    19%
  • Painter
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Opeartor
    34%
  • Domestic
    34%
  • Seamstress
    34%
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What Reigner family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Reigner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reigner 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 189 immigration records available for the last name Reigner. 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 499 military records available for the last name Reigner. For the veterans among your Reigner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reigner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Reigner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Reigner in 1957 was 56, and 85 in 2004.

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