Renken Family History

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Renken Name Meaning

German: derivative of Renk in either of its senses.

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


Similar surnames: Menken, Henken, Renner, Rinker, Renker, Render, Becken, Grenke, Renko

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Renken Family Origin

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Renken Family Occupations

What did your Renken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Renken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Renken's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Renken family was Drug Merchant. Farmer, Carpenter and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Renken.

View Census data for Renken | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    60%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Cigar Maker

    4%
  • Drug Merchant

    4%

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

Renken Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Renken Life Expectancy

What is the average Renken lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Renken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Renken in 1958 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Renken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Renken 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.

Famous Renken Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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