Rensing Family History

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Rensing Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so called near Itzehoe. (Frisian): patronymic from a short form of Germanic compound personal name formed with the initial element ragin.

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


Similar surnames: Lensing, Mensing, Rosing, Lansing, Ronning, Bensing, Reising, Penning

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Rensing Family Origin

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Rensing Family Occupations

What did your Rensing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Box Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rensing. The most common Rensing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Rensing's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rensing family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Box Maker

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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Rensing Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rensing Life Expectancy

What is the average Rensing lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rensing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Rensing in 1953 was 75, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rensing 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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