Rentsch Family History

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Rentsch Name Meaning

German (eastern) and Swiss German: variant of Rensch.

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

Similar surnames: Gentsch, Jentsch, Fetsch, Letsch, Rench, Teutsch, Pesch, Gertsch

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Rentsch Family Origin

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Rentsch Family Occupations

What did your Rentsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Rentsch.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Rentsch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rentsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rentsch 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 552 immigration records available for the last name Rentsch. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rentsch. For the veterans among your Rentsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rentsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Rentsch lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Rentsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Rentsch in 1964 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rentsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rentsch 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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