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Eddinger Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Edinger .

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

Similar surnames: Reddinger, Heydinger, Emfinger, Eslinger, Biddinger, Edinger

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Where is the Eddinger family from?

You can see how Eddinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eddinger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Eddinger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Eddinger families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 90% of all the recorded Eddinger's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Eddinger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eddinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eddinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eddinger. 36% of Eddinger men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Eddinger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eddinger were Miner 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
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Seamstress
  • Knitter
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eddinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eddinger 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 205 immigration records available for the last name Eddinger. 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 917 military records available for the last name Eddinger. For the veterans among your Eddinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eddinger lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Eddinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Eddinger in 1953 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

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