Renk Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of the personal name Reinhard, composed of the Germanic elements ragin ‘advice’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. Southern German: habitational name from Rengg in the districts of Zurich and Lucerne.

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


Similar surnames: Reek, Rank, Penk, Wenk, Reck, Menk, Renko, Denk, Runk, Senk

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Renk Family Origin

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Renk Family Occupations

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  • Jeweller

    33%
  • Joiner

    33%
  • Watch Jobber & Jeweller Employing 3 Men (Mkr)

    33%

In 1881, the most common Renk occupation in the UK was Jeweller. 33% of Renk's were Jewellers. Jeweller and Joiner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Renk. A less common occupation for the Renk family was Watch Jobber & Jeweller Employing 3 Men (Mkr).

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Renk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Renk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Renk in 1952 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Renk

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