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Renfro Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Renfro name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Renfro. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Renfro Family Origin

Where is the Renfro family from?

Renfro Family Occupations

What did your Renfro ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Renfro. A less common occupation for the Renfro family was Laborer. The most common Renfro occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Renfro's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Renfro Historical Records

What Renfro family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Renfro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Renfro 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 732 immigration records available for the last name Renfro. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Renfro. For the veterans among your Renfro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Renfro Life Expectancy

What is the average Renfro lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Renfro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Renfro in 1945 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Renfro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Renfro 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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