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Reinauer Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Rheinau, for example one in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, or another in Zurich canton, Switzerland.

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


Similar surnames: Reitnauer, Bernauer, Steinauer, Feinauer, Reiter, Reisenauer, Hanauer

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Where is the Reinauer family from?

You can see how Reinauer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reinauer family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Reinauer families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 11 Reinauer families living in New York. This was about 52% of all the recorded Reinauer's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Reinauer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reinauer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reinauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Reinauer. 50% of Reinauer women worked as a Waitress.

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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

  • Clerk
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%
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Census Records

There are 517 census records available for the last name Reinauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reinauer 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 223 immigration records available for the last name Reinauer. 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 210 military records available for the last name Reinauer. For the veterans among your Reinauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reinauer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Reinauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Reinauer in 1961 was 68, and 92 in 2004.

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