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Eminger Name Meaning

German: variant of Emminger .

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


Similar surnames: Emminger, Edinger, Ebinger, Emfinger, Evinger, Ehinger, Avinger

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Where is the Eminger family from?

You can see how Eminger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eminger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Eminger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Eminger families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 67% of all the recorded Eminger's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Eminger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eminger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eminger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eminger. 31% of Eminger men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Eminger women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eminger were Manager and Teacher. .

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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
    31%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Manager
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Teacher
    17%
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What Eminger family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eminger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eminger 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 Eminger. 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 569 military records available for the last name Eminger. For the veterans among your Eminger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eminger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Eminger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Eminger in 1962 was 80, and 66 in 2004.

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