Renaker Family History

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Renaker Name Meaning

Variant of German Rennecker (see Renneker).

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

Similar surnames: Rennaker, Renneker, Reker, Wenker, Rencher, Recker, Benker, Henager

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Renaker Family Origin

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Renaker Family Occupations

What did your Renaker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Renaker. A less common occupation for the Renaker family was Farm. The most common Renaker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Renaker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Stone Mason

  • Farm


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

Renaker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Renaker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Renaker 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 33 immigration records available for the last name Renaker. 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 458 military records available for the last name Renaker. For the veterans among your Renaker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Renaker Life Expectancy

What is the average Renaker lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Renaker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Renaker in 1945 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Renaker 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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