Renner Family History

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Renner Name Meaning

from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle High German rennen ‘to run’, hence an occupational name for a messenger, normally a mounted and armed military servant. variant of Rayner 1, Reiner.

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


Similar surnames: Brenner, Fenner, Benner, Denner, Jenner, Render, Penner, Venner

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Renner Family Origin

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Renner Family Occupations

What did your Renner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Renner. 30% of Renner men worked as a Farmer and 88% of Renner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Renner were Line Fisherman and Housemaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
    30%
  • General Labourer
    30%
  • Hospital Secretary
    20%
  • Line Fisherman
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    88%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
    9%
  • Housemaid
    5%

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

Renner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 58,000 census records available for the last name Renner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Renner 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Renner. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Renner. For the veterans among your Renner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Renner Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Renner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Renner in 1940 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

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