Rengel Family History

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Rengel Name Meaning

Swiss German: from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with rang ‘curved’, ‘bending’; ‘slender’. Spanish: habitational name from a place called Rengel in Málaga province.

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

Similar surnames: Hengel, Engel, Mengel, Regel, Ranger, Dengel, Wengel, Regen, Rendel

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Rengel Family Origin

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Rengel Family Occupations

What did your Rengel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rengel family was Works In Laundry. Farmer, Druggist and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rengel. The most common Rengel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Rengel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Druggist

  • Tailor

  • Works In Laundry


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Rengel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rengel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rengel 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 615 immigration records available for the last name Rengel. 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 301 military records available for the last name Rengel. For the veterans among your Rengel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rengel Life Expectancy

What is the average Rengel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Rengel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Rengel in 1958 was 40, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rengel

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