Rhen Family History

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Rhen Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Rehn, a Low German variant of Rain 2.

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

Similar surnames: Ruen, Roen, Rhew, Ren, Then, Rhem, Ryen, Rhee, Shen, Rhea

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Rhen Family Origin

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Rhen Family Occupations

What did your Rhen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Works At Carpentering and Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rhen. The most common Rhen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Rhen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rhen family was Carriage Trimer.

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  • Farmer

  • Works At Carpentering

  • Carriage Maker

  • Carriage Trimer


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

Rhen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rhen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rhen 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Rhen. 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 833 military records available for the last name Rhen. For the veterans among your Rhen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rhen Life Expectancy

What is the average Rhen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rhen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rhen in 1944 was 23, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rhen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rhen 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.

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