Rhein Family History

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Rhein Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by the Rhine river, which is first recorded in the Roman period in the form Rhenus; it may be derived from a Celtic element meaning ‘to flow’. from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with ragin ‘advice’, ‘counsel’.

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

Similar surnames: Rein, Thein, Hain, Hein, Heit, Stein, Reil, Wein, Dein, Lein

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Rhein Family Origin

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Rhein Family Occupations

What did your Rhein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rhein family was Keeping House. The most common Rhein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Rhein's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rhein.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Keeping House


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

Rhein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Rhein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rhein 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 Rhein. 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 36,000 military records available for the last name Rhein. For the veterans among your Rhein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rhein Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rhein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Rhein in 1957 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

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