Rhen Family History

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Rhen Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Rehn, a Low German variant of Rain 2.

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


Similar surnames: Ruen, Roen, Rhew, Ren, Then, Rhem, Ryen, Rhee, Shen, Rhea

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Rhen Family Origin

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Rhen Family Occupations

What did your Rhen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rhen. 14% of Rhen men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Rhen women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rhen were Farm Laborer and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    6%
  • Laundress
    6%
  • Maid
    6%
  • Nurse
    6%

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

Rhen Historical Records

What Rhen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rhen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rhen 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Rhen. 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 833 military records available for the last name Rhen. For the veterans among your Rhen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rhen Life Expectancy

What is the average Rhen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rhen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rhen in 1944 was 23, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rhen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rhen 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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