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Reinert Name Meaning

North German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements ragin ‘counsel’ + hard ‘hardy brave strong’ for example Reinhard (see Reinhardt ).

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


Similar surnames: Reiner, Teinert, Rennert, Heinert, Lennert, Rembert, Meinert, Reisert

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Where is the Reinert family from?

You can see how Reinert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reinert family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Reinert families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Reinert families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Reinert's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Reinert families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reinert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reinert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reinert. 17% of Reinert men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Reinert women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reinert were Salesman and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    17%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    9%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Reinert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reinert 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Reinert. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Reinert. For the veterans among your Reinert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reinert lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Reinert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Reinert in 1953 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

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