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Reinier Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Reinier from ancient Germanic Raginhari composed of the elements ragin ‘counsel’ and hari ‘army’. Altered form of French Regnier a cognate of 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Regnier, Rinier, Rainier, Reiner, Reigner, Venier, Reinert, Renfer

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Where is the Reinier family from?

You can see how Reinier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reinier family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Reinier families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 34 Reinier families living in Iowa. This was about 53% of all the recorded Reinier's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Reinier families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reinier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reinier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Reinier. 58% of Reinier men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
    58%
  • Laborer
    31%
  • Painter
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Reinier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reinier 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 199 immigration records available for the last name Reinier. 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 267 military records available for the last name Reinier. For the veterans among your Reinier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reinier lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Reinier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Reinier in 1944 was 30, and 92 in 2004.

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