Rinkel Family History

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Rinkel Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a buckle maker, from a diminutive of Middle High German rinke ‘buckle’, ‘clasp’. variant of Ringel.

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

Similar surnames: Rinker, Ringel, Dinkel, Finkel, Winkel, Zirkel, Zindel, Rinner

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Rinkel Family Origin

Where is the Rinkel family from?

Rinkel Family Occupations

What did your Rinkel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rinkel. The most common Rinkel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Rinkel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rinkel family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Stone Mason

  • Barber


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

Rinkel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rinkel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rinkel 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 530 immigration records available for the last name Rinkel. 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 385 military records available for the last name Rinkel. For the veterans among your Rinkel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rinkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Rinkel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rinkel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rinkel in 1950 was 53, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rinkel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rinkel 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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