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Rind Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Rhynd (Perthshire) or either of two places of that name in Leuchars and Saline parishes (Fife). The placenames probably derive from Gaelic rinn ‘point of land’. Compare Rynd . English: unexplained. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a cattle dealer or butcher from Middle High German rint ‘cow’ German Rind Yiddish rind ‘head of cattle’. As a Jewish name it can also be artificial. Norwegian: variant of Rinde .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ring, Lind, Wind, Rand, Rink, Kind, Hand, Ried, Zinn, Kring

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Where is the Rind family from?

You can see how Rind families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rind family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rind families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Rind family living in Louisiana. This was about 33% of all the recorded Rind's in USA. Louisiana and 2 other states had the highest population of Rind families in 1840.
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What did your Rind ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rind. 17% of Rind men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Rind women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rind were Salesman and Housewife. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Manager
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • House Keeper
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
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Passenger Lists

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Rind. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rind. For the veterans among your Rind ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rind lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rind life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rind in 1958 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

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