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Bingen Name Meaning

Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from Bingen in the Rhineland, Germany. Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead so named with Old Norse bingr ‘cow stall’, ‘field’, ‘small farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Binger, Lingen, Ringen, Bing, Bogen, Vangen, Linge, Bergen, Tangen

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Where is the Bingen family from?

You can see how Bingen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bingen family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bingen families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Bingen family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Bingen's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bingen families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bingen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bingen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bingen. 39% of Bingen men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    39%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Operator
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bingen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bingen 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 375 immigration records available for the last name Bingen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bingen. For the veterans among your Bingen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bingen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bingen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bingen in 1962 was 74, and 85 in 2004.

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