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Ringer Family History

Ringer Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Reinger, Rainger, composed of the Germanic elements ragin ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’.English: occupational name for a maker of rings (see Ring 1) or for a bell ringer, from Middle English ring(en) ‘to ring’, Old English hringan.German: occupational name for a turner, someone who made objects by rotating them on a lathe or wheel.

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

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Name Distribution of Ringer Families

  • Number of Ringer families
     59 - 115
     20 - 58
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ringer families
     88 - 173
     30 - 87
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ringer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ringer Family Origin

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Ringer Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Ringer

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Ringer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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