Renehan Family History

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Renehan Name Meaning

Irish (County Cork): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Reannacháin ‘descendant of Reannachán’, from a diminutive of reannach ‘sharp-pointed’ or ‘starry’.

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


Similar surnames: Linehan, Relihan, Lenahan, Heneghan, Feehan, Meehan, Deehan, Greenan

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Renehan Family Origin

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Renehan Family Occupations

What did your Renehan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Renehan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Renehan's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Renehan. A less common occupation for the Renehan family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Carman

    9%
  • Grocer

    9%

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Renehan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Renehan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Renehan 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 Renehan. 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 Renehan. For the veterans among your Renehan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Renehan Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Renehan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Renehan in 1964 was 70, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Renehan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Renehan 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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