Renker Family History

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Renker Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name Reinger, composed of the elements ragin ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’.

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


Similar surnames: Renfer, Recker, Renter, Wenker, Reder, Rinier, Weiker, Rinker, Reker

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Renker Family Origin

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Renker Family Occupations

What did your Renker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Renker family was Baker. The most common Renker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Renker's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Renker.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Baker

    4%

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

Renker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Renker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Renker 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Renker. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Renker. For the veterans among your Renker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Renker Life Expectancy

What is the average Renker lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Renker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Renker in 1945 was 40, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Renker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Renker 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.

Famous Renker Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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