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Reininger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from either of two places in Saxony called Reiningen or from either in Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Reidinger, Deininger, Reisinger, Heininger, Weininger, Leininger

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Where is the Reininger family from?

You can see how Reininger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reininger family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Reininger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Reininger families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Reininger's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Reininger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reininger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reininger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reininger. 33% of Reininger men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Reininger women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reininger were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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
    33%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Stenographer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reininger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reininger 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 789 immigration records available for the last name Reininger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Reininger. For the veterans among your Reininger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reininger lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Reininger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Reininger in 1952 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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