Rensel Family History

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Rensel Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Renzel (see Rentzel).

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


Similar surnames: Vensel, Rendel, Bensel, Hensel, Wensel, Gensel, Reinsel, Rengel

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Rensel Family Origin

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Rensel Family Occupations

What did your Rensel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rensel. 16% of Rensel men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Rensel women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rensel were Helper and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Helper
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Clerk
    4%
  • Cook
    4%

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

Rensel Historical Records

What Rensel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rensel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rensel 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 94 immigration records available for the last name Rensel. 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 195 military records available for the last name Rensel. For the veterans among your Rensel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rensel Life Expectancy

What is the average Rensel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rensel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rensel in 1958 was 58, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rensel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rensel 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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