Rinker Family History

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Rinker Name Meaning

occupational name for a buckle maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rinke ‘buckle’. from an old personal name based on hring ‘ring’.

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

Similar surnames: Rinkel, Ringer, Kinker, Rinner, Winker, Wicker, Risner, Rinder

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Rinker Family Origin

Where is the Rinker family from?

Rinker Family Occupations

What did your Rinker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rinker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Rinker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rinker family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rinker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Shoemaker


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

Rinker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Rinker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rinker 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rinker. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Rinker. For the veterans among your Rinker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rinker Life Expectancy

What is the average Rinker lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rinker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rinker in 1944 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rinker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rinker 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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