Rench Family History

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Rench Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant spelling of Wrench, a nickname from Middle English wrench ‘trick’, ‘artifice’. Probably an altered spelling of German Rensch or Rentsch.

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


Similar surnames: Wrench, Bench, French, Ranch, Rencher, Peach, Rech, Resch, Renck

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Rench Family Origin

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Rench Family Occupations

What did your Rench ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Rench Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rench. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rench 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rench. 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 Card

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

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Rench Life Expectancy

What is the average Rench lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Rench life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rench in 1952 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rench

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rench 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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