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Dissinger Family History

Dissinger Name Meaning

German: possibly a derivative of Diesing a variant of the personal name Matthias (see Matthew ) or alternatively an altered form of Di(e)zinger a habitational name for someone from Ditzingen in Württemberg.

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

Similar surnames: Disinger, Wissinger, Dieringer, Hessinger, Messinger, Possinger

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Where is the Dissinger family from?

You can see how Dissinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dissinger family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Dissinger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 13 Dissinger families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 87% of all the recorded Dissinger's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Dissinger families in 1840.
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What did your Dissinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dissinger. 23% of Dissinger men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Dissinger women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dissinger were Teacher and Stitcher. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Knitter
  • Teacher

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Knitter
  • Housekeeper
  • Stitcher
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 122 immigration records available for the last name Dissinger. 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 Dissinger. For the veterans among your Dissinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dissinger lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Dissinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dissinger in 1949 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

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