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Bedinger Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Büdinger (see Budinger ).

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


Similar surnames: Budinger, Medinger, Edinger, Redinger, Beringer, Hedinger, Basinger

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Where is the Bedinger family from?

You can see how Bedinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bedinger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bedinger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Bedinger families living in Virginia. This was about 41% of all the recorded Bedinger's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Bedinger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bedinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bedinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bedinger. 28% of Bedinger men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Bedinger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bedinger were Clerk and Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Manager
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Nurse
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bedinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bedinger 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 278 immigration records available for the last name Bedinger. 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 651 military records available for the last name Bedinger. For the veterans among your Bedinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bedinger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bedinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Bedinger in 1962 was 60, and 85 in 2004.

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