Rentzel Family History

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Rentzel Name Meaning

habitational name from Renzel in Hannover. from a pet form of the personal name Rentz.

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

Similar surnames: Reitzel, Rengel, Rentz, Ratzel, Metzel, Wenzel, Mentel, Menzel

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Rentzel Family Origin

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Rentzel Family Occupations

What did your Rentzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rentzel family was Laborer. The most common Rentzel occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Rentzel's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Boiler Inspector were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rentzel.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Boiler Inspector

  • Laborer


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

Rentzel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rentzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rentzel 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 274 immigration records available for the last name Rentzel. 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 320 military records available for the last name Rentzel. For the veterans among your Rentzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rentzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Rentzel lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Rentzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Rentzel in 1966 was 69, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rentzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rentzel 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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