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Renda Family History

Renda Name Meaning

Southern Italian: probably from a personal name, a derivative of Lorenzo or from a feminine form of the personal name Rendo, a variant of Rando. Italian: habitational name from a place called Renda.

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


Similar surnames: Reda, Benda, Renna, Seda, Rega, Randa, Kunda, Rende, Read, Ronda

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Where is the Renda family from?

You can see how Renda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Renda family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Renda families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Renda families living in Nebraska. This was about 46% of all the recorded Renda's in the USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Renda families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Renda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Renda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Renda. 32% of Renda men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Renda women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Renda were Carpenter and Machine Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    21%
  • Seamstress
    11%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Machine Operator
    7%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Renda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Renda census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Renda. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Renda. For the veterans among your Renda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Renda lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Renda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Renda in 1956 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

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