Edinger Family History

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Edinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Edingen, including one northwest of Heidelberg.

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

Similar surnames: Medinger, Hedinger, Ebinger, Bedinger, Eminger, Ehinger, Reidinger

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Edinger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Edinger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Edinger. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Edinger Family Origin

Where is the Edinger family from?

Edinger Family Occupations

What did your Edinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edinger. A less common occupation for the Edinger family was Farm Laborer. The most common Edinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Edinger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Stone Mason

  • Farm Laborer


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

Edinger Historical Records

What Edinger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Edinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edingercensus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Edinger. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Edinger. For the veterans among your Edinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Edinger lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Edinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Edinger in 1948 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edinger 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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