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Renko Family History

Renko Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with the element rang ‘curved’, ‘bending’; ‘slender’.

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


Similar surnames: Renk, Repko, Benko, Renzo, Henke, Remke, Franko, Lenke, Jenke, Trinko

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Where is the Renko family from?

You can see how Renko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Renko family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Renko families living in Ohio. This was about 21% of all the recorded Renko's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Renko families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Renko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Renko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Renko. 37% of Renko men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Renko women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Renko were Operator and Winder.

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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
    37%
  • Farmer
    32%
  • Miner
    22%
  • Operator
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
    50%
  • Winder
    50%
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What Renko family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 845 census records available for the last name Renko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Renko 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 367 immigration records available for the last name Renko. 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 184 military records available for the last name Renko. For the veterans among your Renko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Renko lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Renko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Renko in 1959 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

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