Reynold Family History

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Reynold Name Meaning

English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ragin ‘counsel’ + wald ‘rule’, which was first introduced to England by Scandinavian settlers in the Old Norse form Rognvaldr (see Ronald), and greatly reinforced after the Conquest by the Norman forms Reinald, Reynaud. The surname is occasionally also borne by Jews, in which case it presumably represents an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

Similar surnames: Reynard, Reinhold, Rembold, Heinold, Reinbold, Arnold, Renouf

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Reynold Family Origin

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Reynold Family Occupations

What did your Reynold ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Reynold family was Ag Labr. The most common Reynold occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Reynold's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Labourer and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reynold.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Ag Labourer

  • Ag Labr


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Reynold Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Reynold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reynold 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Reynold. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Reynold. For the veterans among your Reynold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reynold Life Expectancy

What is the average Reynold lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Reynold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Reynold in 1962 was 50, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reynold

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reynold 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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