Rheingans Family History

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Rheingans Name Meaning

German: nickname for a breeder or seller of geese, presumably one living near the Rhine river, from Rhein ‘Rhine’ + Gans ‘goose’.

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


Similar surnames: Steinhaus, Kleinhans, Leingang, Heinen, Weinmann, Weinand, Heinlen

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Rheingans Family Origin

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Rheingans Family Occupations

What did your Rheingans ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rheingans. 26% of Rheingans men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Rheingans women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rheingans were Rancher and Merchant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Rancher
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Landlady Board House
    6%
  • Merchant
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rheingans Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rheingans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rheingans 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 69 immigration records available for the last name Rheingans. 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 229 military records available for the last name Rheingans. For the veterans among your Rheingans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rheingans Life Expectancy

What is the average Rheingans lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rheingans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rheingans in 1957 was 58, and 68 in 2004.

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