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Evinger Family History

Evinger Name Meaning

Variant of Avinger and as such most likely an altered form of German Ebinger . German: habitational name for someone from Eving a place near Dortmund. This surname is very rare in Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Avinger, Ehinger, Eminger, Ebinger, Hinger, Heringer, Wehinger

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Where is the Evinger family from?

You can see how Evinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Evinger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Evinger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Evinger families living in Illinois. This was about 38% of all the recorded Evinger's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Evinger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Evinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Evinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Evinger. 38% of Evinger men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Evinger women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Evinger were Truck Driver 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
    38%
  • Farmer
    30%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    28%
  • Farm Wife
    19%
  • Saleslady
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Evinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Evinger 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 110 immigration records available for the last name Evinger. 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 590 military records available for the last name Evinger. For the veterans among your Evinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Evinger lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Evinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Evinger in 1963 was 79, and 76 in 2004.

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