Dilger Family History

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Dilger Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places called Dillingen (in Bavaria, near Luxembourg, or in the Saarland) or from Tüllingen near Lörrach in Baden. metronymic from the female personal name Dilg.

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


Similar surnames: Diller, Hilger, Winger, Dillner, Edinger, Hiller, Gilger, Wilger

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Dilger Family Origin

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Dilger Family Occupations

What did your Dilger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dilger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Dilger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dilger family was Dry Goods Merchant. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dilger.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dilger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dilger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dilger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dilger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dilger. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dilger. For the veterans among your Dilger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dilger Life Expectancy

What is the average Dilger lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dilger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dilger in 1957 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dilger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dilger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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