Rene Family History

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Rene Name Meaning

French (René): from a personal name (Latin Renatus ‘reborn’) borne by a 4th-century saint, and popular in France throughout the Middle Ages because of its transparent reference to Christian spiritual rebirth.

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

Similar surnames: Gene, Reny, Reine, Wren, Rens, Ren, Bene, Irene, Renk, Renew

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Rene Family Origin

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Rene Family Occupations

What did your Rene ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rene occupation in the UK was Packer. 50% of Rene's were Packers. Packer and Post Office Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rene.

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  • Packer

  • Post Office Clerk


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

Rene Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Rene. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rene 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Rene. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Rene. For the veterans among your Rene ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rene Life Expectancy

What is the average Rene lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Rene life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rene in 1956 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rene 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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