Rensch Family History

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Rensch Name Meaning

from a reduced form of any of the Germanic compound personal names with the first element ragin ‘counsel’, for example Reinhold or Reinhard (see Reinhardt). much altered reduced form of the personal name Laurens or Lorenz (see Lawrence). short form of a personal name of Slavic origin, formed with the element Ranu ‘early’. variant of Renschler.

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

Similar surnames: Mensch, Reinisch, Lensch, Gensch, Metsch, Kresch, Gentsch, Ranch

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Rensch Family Origin

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Rensch Family Occupations

What did your Rensch ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Annuitant and Laundress were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rensch. A less common occupation for the Rensch family was Professor Of Languages. The most common Rensch occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 33% of Rensch's were Annuitants.

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  • Annuitant

  • Laundress

  • Professor Of Languages


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

Rensch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rensch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rensch 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 959 immigration records available for the last name Rensch. 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 Card

There are 955 military records available for the last name Rensch. For the veterans among your Rensch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rensch Life Expectancy

What is the average Rensch lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rensch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Rensch in 1959 was 58, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rensch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rensch 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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