Renfrew Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Renfrew Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Renfrew near Glasgow, named with a British term cognate with Welsh rhyn frwd ‘point of current’.

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


Similar surnames: Frew, Renfrow, Rentfrow, Renfro, Renshaw, Renfroe, Rehrer, Benfer

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Renfrew Family Origin

Where is the Renfrew family from?

SHOW MORE

Renfrew Family Occupations

What did your Renfrew ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Retired Farmer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Renfrew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Renfrew's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Renfrew. A less common occupation for the Renfrew family was Retired Farmer.

Source: Census data for Renfrew | Data not to scale

Renfrew Historical Records

What Renfrew family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Renfrew ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Renfrew

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Renfrew Life Expectancy

What is the average Renfrew lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Renfrew 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Renfrew Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Look up another name