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Rennert Name Meaning

North German: from the personal name Reinhard (see Reinhardt ). Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German name (see 1 above).

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


Similar surnames: Reinert, Lennert, Kenner, Brenner, Penner, Reiner, Renner, Fenner

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Where is the Rennert family from?

You can see how Rennert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rennert family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rennert families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Rennert family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Rennert's in USA. New York had the highest population of Rennert families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rennert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rennert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rennert. 15% of Rennert men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Rennert women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rennert were Furrier and Stenographer. .

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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
    15%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Furrier
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    21%
  • Secretary
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rennert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rennert 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rennert. 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 980 military records available for the last name Rennert. For the veterans among your Rennert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rennert lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rennert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rennert in 1959 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

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