Rhyne Family History

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Rhyne Name Meaning

Respelling of Swiss German Rhyn, a topographic name for someone living on the Rhine river, Middle High German Rin.

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

Similar surnames: Rhyner, Rhone, Rhine, Ryner, Rinne, Rhynes, Wayne, Rayner, Royse

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Rhyne Family Origin

Where is the Rhyne family from?

Rhyne Family Occupations

What did your Rhyne ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rhyne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Rhyne's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rhyne. A less common occupation for the Rhyne family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Rhyne Historical Records

What Rhyne family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Rhyne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rhyne 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 560 immigration records available for the last name Rhyne. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Rhyne. For the veterans among your Rhyne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rhyne Life Expectancy

What is the average Rhyne lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rhyne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rhyne in 1945 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rhyne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rhyne 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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