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Emfinger Name Meaning

German: variant of Empfinger a habitational name for someone from Empfingen in Württemberg or Empfing in Bavaria. The surnames Empfinger and Emfinger are apparently no longer found in Germany. Compare Enfinger .

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


Similar surnames: Emminger, Eminger, Effinger, Ebinger, Essinger, Eppinger, Remlinger

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Where is the Emfinger family from?

You can see how Emfinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Emfinger family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Emfinger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Emfinger families living in Alabama. This was about 75% of all the recorded Emfinger's in USA. Alabama had the highest population of Emfinger families in 1840.
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What did your Emfinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Emfinger. 50% of Emfinger men worked as a Farmer and 72% of Emfinger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Emfinger were Truck Driver and Housework. .

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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
    50%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farming
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    72%
  • Housework
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Emfinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emfinger 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 19 immigration records available for the last name Emfinger. 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 784 military records available for the last name Emfinger. For the veterans among your Emfinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Emfinger lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Emfinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Emfinger in 1958 was 74, and 46 in 2004.

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