Ingalls Family History

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Ingalls Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Ingell, Old Norse Ingjaldr (see Ingle).

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


Similar surnames: Ingold, Balls, Ingalsbe, Tindall, Angelle, Gingell, Gall, Galas

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Ingalls Family Origin

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Ingalls Family Occupations

What did your Ingalls ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ingalls occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Ingalls's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ingalls family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ingalls.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Ingalls Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ingalls Life Expectancy

What is the average Ingalls lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ingalls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Ingalls in 1944 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ingalls

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ingalls 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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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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