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Rennels Name Meaning

English: variant of Reynolds .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Rannells, Runnels, Jenness, Henkels, Fennell, Engels, Dannels, Rendel

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Where is the Rennels family from?

You can see how Rennels families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rennels family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rennels families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 15 Rennels families living in Devon. This was about 36% of all the recorded Rennels's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Rennels families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rennels surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rennels ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Old Age Pensioner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Rennels. 100% of Rennels men worked as an Old Age Pensioner and 63% of Rennels women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Old Age Pensioner
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    63%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    13%
  • Old Age Pensioner
    13%
  • Clerk Brewery Company
    13%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rennels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rennels census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 399 immigration records available for the last name Rennels. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 574 military records available for the last name Rennels. For the veterans among your Rennels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rennels lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rennels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rennels in 1947 was 43, and 84 in 2004.

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