Hinger Family History

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Hinger Name Meaning

possibly a habitational name for someone from Hengen near Stuttgart. Alternatively, a Rhenish form of Hinder, variant of Hinderer.

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

Similar surnames: Binger, Ginger, Pinger, Ehinger, Hiner, Evinger, Winger, Minger

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Hinger Family Origin

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Hinger Family Occupations

What did your Hinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hinger. The most common Hinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Hinger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hinger family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Farming

  • Barber


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

Hinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hinger 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 728 immigration records available for the last name Hinger. 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 420 military records available for the last name Hinger. For the veterans among your Hinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Hinger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hinger in 1962 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hinger 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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