Reinke Family History

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Reinke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of the personal name Reinhard (see Reinhardt).

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

Similar surnames: Reincke, Weinke, Heinke, Meinke, Remke, Dehnke, Behnke, Reinig, Henke

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Reinke Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Reinke name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Reinke. 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


  • Norway


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Reinke Family Origin

Where is the Reinke family from?

Reinke Family Occupations

What did your Reinke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Reinke family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reinke. The most common Reinke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Reinke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Baker


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

Reinke Historical Records

What Reinke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Reinke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reinke 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Reinke. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Reinke. For the veterans among your Reinke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reinke Life Expectancy

What is the average Reinke lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Reinke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Reinke in 1948 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reinke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reinke 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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