Reinhold Family History

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Reinhold Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ragin ‘counsel’ + wald ‘rule’, the second element having been reinterpreted as hold ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ in the 16th century. This is also Jewish, presumably an adoption of the German surname.

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

Similar surnames: Reinbold, Meinhold, Reynold, Weinhold, Reinwald, Breinholt, Berthold

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Reinhold Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Reinhold name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Reinhold. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Reinhold Family Origin

Where is the Reinhold family from?

Reinhold Family Occupations

What did your Reinhold ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reinhold family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reinhold. The most common Reinhold occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Reinhold's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Reinhold Historical Records

What Reinhold family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Reinhold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reinhold 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Reinhold. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Reinhold. For the veterans among your Reinhold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reinhold Life Expectancy

What is the average Reinhold lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Reinhold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Reinhold in 1944 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reinhold

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reinhold 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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