Reinschmidt Family History

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Reinschmidt Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a smith called Reinbold or Reinhard (see Rein + Schmidt). Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German rein ‘pure’ + Schmidt ‘smith’, an occupational name with a qualifying or ornamental prefix.

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

Similar surnames: Kleinschmidt, Schmidt, Brockschmidt, Goldschmidt, Reinstein

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Reinschmidt Family Origin

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Reinschmidt Family Occupations

What did your Reinschmidt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reinschmidt occupation in the USA was Butcher. 17% of Reinschmidt's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Reinschmidt family was Laborer. Butcher, Cooper and Fireman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reinschmidt.

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  • Butcher

  • Cooper

  • Fireman

  • Laborer


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Reinschmidt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Reinschmidt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reinschmidt 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 249 immigration records available for the last name Reinschmidt. 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 296 military records available for the last name Reinschmidt. For the veterans among your Reinschmidt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reinschmidt Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Reinschmidt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Reinschmidt in 1963 was 73, and 73 in 2004.

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