Rensing Family History

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Rensing Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so called near Itzehoe. (Frisian): patronymic from a short form of Germanic compound personal name formed with the initial element ragin.

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


Similar surnames: Lensing, Mensing, Rosing, Lansing, Ronning, Bensing, Reising, Penning

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Rensing Family Origin

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Rensing Family Occupations

What did your Rensing ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rensing. 14% of Rensing men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Rensing women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rensing were Farmer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Farmer
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    37%
  • Housewife
    28%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%

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

Rensing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rensing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rensing 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 342 immigration records available for the last name Rensing. 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 352 military records available for the last name Rensing. For the veterans among your Rensing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rensing Life Expectancy

What is the average Rensing lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rensing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Rensing in 1953 was 75, and 67 in 2004.

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