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Rendel Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Rendel in Hesse. South German: variant of Reindl . English: variant of Rendall . Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from Yiddish rendl ‘ducat (gold coin)’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Redel, Reidel, Bendel, Render, Mendel, Hendel, Wendel, Bandel, Readel

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Where is the Rendel family from?

You can see how Rendel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rendel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rendel families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Rendel family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Rendel's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Rendel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rendel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rendel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rendel. 29% of Rendel men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Rendel women worked as a Saleslady. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rendel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rendel 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 847 immigration records available for the last name Rendel. 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 451 military records available for the last name Rendel. For the veterans among your Rendel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rendel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Rendel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rendel in 1955 was 66, and 67 in 2003.

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