Renaud Family History

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Renaud Name Meaning

French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ragin ‘counsel’ + wald ‘rule’ (equivalent to English Reynold).

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

Similar surnames: Renouf, Reynard, Henard, Lenard, Ewald, Renaldo, Rigaud, Denard

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Renaud Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Renaud name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Renaud. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Renaud Family Origin

Where is the Renaud family from?

Renaud Family Occupations

What did your Renaud ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Renaud family was Brick Mason. The most common Renaud occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Renaud's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Renaud.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Brick Mason


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

Renaud Historical Records

What Renaud family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 64,000 census records available for the last name Renaud. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Renaud 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Renaud. 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 Renaud. For the veterans among your Renaud ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Renaud Life Expectancy

What is the average Renaud lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Renaud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Renaud in 1945 was 26, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Renaud 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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