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Reinhardt Family History

Reinhardt Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ragin ‘counsel’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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


Similar surnames: Meinhardt, Weinhardt, Steinhardt, Leonhardt, Neidhardt, Reynard

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Where is the Reinhardt family from?

You can see how Reinhardt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reinhardt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Reinhardt families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 12 Reinhardt families living in North Carolina. This was about 71% of all the recorded Reinhardt's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Reinhardt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reinhardt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reinhardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Reinhardt. 15% of Reinhardt men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Reinhardt women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reinhardt were Clerk and Housekeeper.

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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
    15%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
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Census Records

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Reinhardt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reinhardt 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Reinhardt. 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 23,000 military records available for the last name Reinhardt. For the veterans among your Reinhardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reinhardt lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Reinhardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1947. The average life expectancy for Reinhardt in 1941 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

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