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Binger Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Bingen on the Rhine in Germany. German: variant of the topographic name Bingel.

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


Similar surnames: Finger, Bunger, Bingen, Pinger, Ginger, Birger, Singer, Binder

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Where is the Binger family from?

You can see how Binger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Binger family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Binger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Binger families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Binger's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Binger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Binger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Binger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Binger. 27% of Binger men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Binger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Binger were Machinist and Housekeeper. .

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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
    27%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Waitress
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Binger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Binger 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Binger. 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 Binger. For the veterans among your Binger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Binger lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Binger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Binger in 1951 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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