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Rein Family History

Rein Name Meaning

from a short form of any of the various personal names formed with the element ragin ‘counsel’, for example Reinbold, Reinhard (see Reinhardt). variant of Rain. perhaps a habitational name for someone who lived by the Rhine.

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

Similar surnames: Rhein, Mein, Wein, Reis, Nein, Rehn, Lein, Dein, Bein, Reil

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Where is the Rein family from?

You can see how Rein families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rein family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rein families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Rein families living in Manitoba. This was about 34% of all the recorded Rein's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Rein families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rein surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rein ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Rein. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Rein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rein census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Rein. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Rein. For the veterans among your Rein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rein lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Rein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Rein in 1943 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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