Renz Family History

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Renz Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Rentz.

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


Similar surnames: Ren, Genz, Zenz, Arenz, Menz, Henz, Frenz, Krenz, Ranz, Rentz

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Renz Family Origin

Where is the Renz family from?

Renz Family Occupations

What did your Renz ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur and Tissinne were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Renz. The most common Renz occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 80% of Renz's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    80%
  • Tissinne

    20%

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

Renz Historical Records

What Renz family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Renz Life Expectancy

What is the average Renz lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Renz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Renz in 1944 was 82, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Renz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Renz 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 Renz Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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