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 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rengel. 7% of Rengel men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Rengel women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rengel were Blacksmith and Dress Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Blacksmith

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dress Maker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rengel 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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