Lingel Family History

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Lingel Name Meaning

German: possibly a shortened form of a habitational name from a place such as Lingelbach. Perhaps a nickname from Middle High German linge ‘hurried’, for someone always in a hurry (related to modern German gelingen).

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


Similar surnames: Linge, Pingel, Liegel, Ringel, Langel, Bingel, Lingen, Zindel, Linde

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Lingel Family Origin

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Lingel Family Occupations

What did your Lingel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lingel family was Clerk In Clothing. The most common Lingel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Lingel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lingel.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Clerk In Clothing

    4%

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

Lingel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lingel Life Expectancy

What is the average Lingel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lingel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lingel in 1955 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lingel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lingel 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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