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Dinkle Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Dinkel .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Dingle, Kinkle, Tinkle, Hinkle, Pirkle, Tinkler, Hickle, Minkley

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Where is the Dinkle family from?

You can see how Dinkle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dinkle family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Dinkle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 12 Dinkle families living in Virginia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Dinkle's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Dinkle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dinkle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dinkle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dinkle. 21% of Dinkle men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Dinkle women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dinkle were Electrician and Maid. .

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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
    21%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Electrician
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    20%
  • Waitress
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Maid
    8%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dinkle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dinkle 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 98 immigration records available for the last name Dinkle. 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 433 military records available for the last name Dinkle. For the veterans among your Dinkle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dinkle lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Dinkle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dinkle in 1955 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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