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Ardinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place in Bavaria called Erding (earlier Ardingen).

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

Similar surnames: Aldinger, Avinger, Baldinger, Allinger, Waldinger, Erlinger, Ridinger

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Where is the Ardinger family from?

You can see how Ardinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ardinger family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Ardinger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Ardinger families living in Maryland. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ardinger's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Ardinger families in 1840.
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What did your Ardinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ardinger. 41% of Ardinger men worked as a Clerk and 28% of Ardinger women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ardinger were Truck Driver and Manager. .

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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 1940

  • Clerk
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Cook
  • Secretary
  • Manager
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ardinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ardinger 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 62 immigration records available for the last name Ardinger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 308 military records available for the last name Ardinger. For the veterans among your Ardinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ardinger lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ardinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Ardinger in 1953 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

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