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Fringer Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Efringen, Baden. possibly a partly Americanized variant of German Wringer, an occupational name for the operator of a cider or oil press or a nickname for an oppressor, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German wringen ‘to twist or turn’, ‘to torture’.

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


Similar surnames: Finger, Ringer, Ranger, Finner, Clinger, Springer, Fieger, Feiner

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Fringer Family Origin

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Fringer Family Occupations

What did your Fringer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fringer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Fringer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fringer family was Gardener. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fringer.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Gardener

    4%

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

Fringer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fringer Life Expectancy

What is the average Fringer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Fringer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fringer in 1962 was 71, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fringer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fringer 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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