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 1880, the most common Rentsch occupation in the USA was Day Laborer. 25% of Rentsch's were Day Laborers. A less common occupation for the Rentsch family was Works-Paper Factory. Day Laborer, Farmer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rentsch.

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  • Day Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Saloon Keeper

    25%
  • Works-Paper Factory

    25%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Rentsch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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.

Famous Rentsch Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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