Emminger Family History

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Emminger Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from either of two places in Württemberg named Emmingen.

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

Similar surnames: Hemminger, Emfinger, Eminger, Remlinger, Ebinger, Ensinger, Ellinger

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Emminger Family Origin

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Emminger Family Occupations

What did your Emminger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Emminger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Emminger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Emminger family was Cuttary. Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emminger.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith

  • Cuttary


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

Emminger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Emminger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emminger census 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Emminger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Emminger. For the veterans among your Emminger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emminger Life Expectancy

What is the average Emminger lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Emminger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Emminger in 1953 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emminger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emminger 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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