Render Family History

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Render Name Meaning

Northern English: of uncertain origin, perhaps from an agent derivative of Middle English rend(en) ‘to divide or split’, hence an occupational name for a woodcutter or a butcher. German: probably a habitational name for someone from Renda (or Rendel) in Hesse.

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

Similar surnames: Bender, Reder, Reader, Renner, Rendel, Pender, Reeder, Reider, Redder

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Render Family Origin

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Render Family Occupations

What did your Render ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Render occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Render's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Render family was Day Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Render.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Day Laborer


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

Render Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Render. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Render 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Render. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Render. For the veterans among your Render ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Render Life Expectancy

What is the average Render lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Render life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Render in 1943 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Render

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Render 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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