Reiner Family History

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Reiner Name Meaning

French, German, and Dutch: from a personal name formed with the Germanic elements ragin ‘counsel’ + hari, heri ‘army’. German: topographic name for someone living at the edge of a field or wood, from Middle High German rein ‘edge’, ‘embankment’.

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

Similar surnames: Regner, Reifer, Reiser, Reisner, Keiner, Reimer, Reinert, Reiter

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Reiner Family Origin

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Reiner Family Occupations

What did your Reiner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Reiner occupation in the UK was Farm Lab. 13% of Reiner's were Farm Labs. Farm Lab, Grocer Employing 3 Men & 2 Boys and Merchants Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reiner. A less common occupation for the Reiner family was Retired Professor Of Mathematics.

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  • Farm Lab

  • Grocer Employing 3 Men & 2 Boys

  • Merchants Clerk

  • Retired Professor Of Mathematics


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

Reiner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Reiner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reiner 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Reiner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Reiner. For the veterans among your Reiner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reiner Life Expectancy

What is the average Reiner lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Reiner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Reiner in 1952 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reiner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reiner 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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