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Deringer Family History

Deringer Name Meaning

from a short form of an old personal name, a variant of Därr (see Darr). variant of Döringer, which is either from a personal name or from a regional name for someone from Thuringia (see Doering).

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


Similar surnames: Dieringer, Beringer, Heringer, Behringer, Bedinger, Fringer

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Where is the Deringer family from?

You can see how Deringer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deringer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Deringer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Deringer families living in Indiana. This was about 46% of all the recorded Deringer's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Deringer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deringer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deringer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Deringer. 22% of Deringer men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Deringer women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deringer were Salesman and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Housekeeping
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Deringer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deringer 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 466 immigration records available for the last name Deringer. 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 655 military records available for the last name Deringer. For the veterans among your Deringer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deringer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Deringer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Deringer in 1944 was 23, and 72 in 2004.

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