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Ingman Name Meaning

English (Flintshire and Denbighshire): from the Old Norse personal name Ingimund itself from the heroic name-element seen in such names as Ingle + mundr ‘bride-price’. The current main distribution in Northeast Wales and Chester is coincidentally close to the Wirral where Ingimund the Viking invaded in 90 Swedish: habitational name formed with man ‘man’ for someone from any of several places whose name is beginning with Ing- (e.g. Ingvalsby in the province of Uusimaa Swedish Nyland in Finland which consists of the personal name Ingivald and by ‘farm village’). This surname is also found in Finland. Americanized form of German Ingmann: perhaps a variant of Engmann (see Engman ).

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


Similar surnames: Engman, Neman, Lagman, Kinman, Ingram, Inman, Bingman, Ingham

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Where is the Ingman family from?

You can see how Ingman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ingman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ingman families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 11 Ingman families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ingman's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Ingman families in 1840.
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What did your Ingman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ingman. 31% of Ingman men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Ingman women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ingman were Carpenter and Teacher. .

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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
    31%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Waitress
    12%
  • Teacher
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ingman. 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 866 military records available for the last name Ingman. For the veterans among your Ingman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ingman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ingman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ingman in 1958 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

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