Rhine Family History

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Rhine Name Meaning

German: name from the common river name Rhin. Americanized form of German Rhein.

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

Similar surnames: Rhyne, Rhone, Hine, Raine, Shine, Rinne, Laine, Rine, Rain, Rhiner

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Rhine Family Origin

Where is the Rhine family from?

Rhine Family Occupations

What did your Rhine ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rhine. A less common occupation for the Rhine family was Farming. The most common Rhine occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Rhine's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Rhine Historical Records

What Rhine family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Rhine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rhine 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rhine. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Rhine. For the veterans among your Rhine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rhine Life Expectancy

What is the average Rhine lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Rhine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rhine in 1943 was 23, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rhine

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rhine 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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