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Rines Name Meaning

Greek (also Rinis): nickname from classical Greek rhis ‘nose’, genitive rhinos. Americanized spelling of German Reins.

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


Similar surnames: Rhines, Riney, Kines, Riner, Ries, Mines, Hines, Rine, Ines, Riser

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Where is the Rines family from?

You can see how Rines families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rines family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rines families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 19 Rines families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 36% of all the recorded Rines's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Rines families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rines surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rines ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Rines. 64% of Rines men worked as a Farmer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    64%
  • Cook
    19%
  • Labourer
    19%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Rines. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rines census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 870 immigration records available for the last name Rines. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Rines. For the veterans among your Rines ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rines lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Rines life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Rines in 1946 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

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