Medinger Family History

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Medinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Medingen.

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

Similar surnames: Edinger, Hedinger, Bedinger, Redinger, Meidinger, Reidinger, Budinger

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Medinger Family Origin

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Medinger Family Occupations

What did your Medinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Medinger occupation in the USA was Grocer. 14% of Medinger's were Grocers. Grocer, Laborer and Potter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Medinger. A less common occupation for the Medinger family was At Home.

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  • Grocer

  • Laborer

  • Potter

  • At Home


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

Medinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Medinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Medinger 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 533 immigration records available for the last name Medinger. 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 517 military records available for the last name Medinger. For the veterans among your Medinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Medinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Medinger lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Medinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Medinger in 1963 was 62, and 43 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Medinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Medinger 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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