Dingley Family History

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Dingley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire named Dingley, possibly from Middle English dingle ‘hollow’ + Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Bingley, Tingley, Dingle, Lindley, Finkley, Windley, Wigley, Hindley

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Dingley Family Origin

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Dingley Family Occupations

What did your Dingley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dingley. A less common occupation for the Dingley family was Carpenter. The most common Dingley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Dingley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Grocer

  • Carpenter


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

Dingley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Dingley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dingley 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dingley. 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 Dingley. For the veterans among your Dingley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dingley Life Expectancy

What is the average Dingley lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dingley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dingley in 1962 was 75, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dingley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dingley 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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