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Ingersoll Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Inkersall in Derbyshire, recorded in the 13th century as Hinkershil(l) and Hinkreshill. The final element is Old English hyll ‘hill’. The first may be the Old Norse personal name Ingvarr or an Old English byname Hynkere meaning ‘limper’. Ekwall suggests that it may represent a contracted version of Old English higna æcer ‘monks’ field’.

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

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Ingersoll Family Origin

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Ingersoll Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ingersoll. A less common occupation for the Ingersoll family was Carpenter. The most common Ingersoll occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Ingersoll's were Farmers.

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Ingersoll Life Expectancy

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