Ren Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps a variant of Wren. Dutch (de Ren): origin unexplained. Variant spelling of German Renn. Swedish: soldier’s name, from ren ‘reindeer’. Chinese : from the name of Rencheng ‘Ren City’, which was granted to Yu Yang, the 25th son of the Emperor Huang Di (2697–2595 bc). Some of his descendants later adopted the place name as their surname.

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


Similar surnames: Wen, Oren, Ron, Roen, Jen, Ken, Ruen, Pen, Rew, Uren

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Ren Family Origin

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Ren Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ren family was Farm Laborer. The most common Ren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Ren's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ren.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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Between 1961 and 2004, Ren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Ren in 1961 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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