Ingold Family History

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Ingold Name Meaning

English: from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Ingell, Old Norse Ingjaldr (see Ingle). Swiss German: from the Germanic personal name Ingwald, formed with Ing- (see Ingle 1) + walt(an) ‘to rule’.

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

Similar surnames: Ingle, Ringold, Mangold, Gold, Harold, Engel, Konold, Single, Ingman

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Ingold Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ingold name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ingold. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Italy


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Ingold Family Origin

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Ingold Family Occupations

What did your Ingold ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ingold family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ingold. The most common Ingold occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Ingold's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Ingold Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Ingold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ingold 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ingold. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ingold. For the veterans among your Ingold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ingold Life Expectancy

What is the average Ingold lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Ingold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ingold in 1961 was 68, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ingold 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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