Rhyner Family History

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Rhyner Name Meaning

Swiss German: topographic name for someone living on the Rhine river (see Rhyne).

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

Similar surnames: Rhyne, Ryner, Rinner, Rhynes, Rayner, Rauner, Rasner, Rahner, Regner

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Rhyner Family Origin

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Rhyner Family Occupations

What did your Rhyner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rhyner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 68% of Rhyner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rhyner family was Musician. Farmer, Laborer and House Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rhyner.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • House Carpenter

  • Musician


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

Rhyner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rhyner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rhyner 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 306 immigration records available for the last name Rhyner. 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 477 military records available for the last name Rhyner. For the veterans among your Rhyner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rhyner Life Expectancy

What is the average Rhyner lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rhyner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Rhyner in 1959 was 71, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rhyner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rhyner 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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