Rhynes Family History

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Rhynes Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Rheins, from a short form of a Germanic personal name based on ragin ‘advice’, ‘counsel’.

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

Similar surnames: Hynes, Rayner, Reynen, Mynes, Ehnes, Hines, Rhines, Ryner, Hynek

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Rhynes Family Origin

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Rhynes Family Occupations

What did your Rhynes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rhynes family was Farming. Farmer, Cartman and Conveyance were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rhynes. The most common Rhynes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rhynes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cartman

  • Conveyance

  • Farming


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

Rhynes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rhynes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rhynes 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 119 immigration records available for the last name Rhynes. 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 360 military records available for the last name Rhynes. For the veterans among your Rhynes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rhynes Life Expectancy

What is the average Rhynes lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rhynes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Rhynes in 1962 was 61, and 57 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rhynes 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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