Pingel Family History

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Pingel Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German pingel ‘little bell’. German: perhaps a spelling variant of Bingel.North German: nickname for a fussy, petty person, from Low German pingel.

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

Similar surnames: Lingel, Bingel, Ringel, Pinger, Igel, Zindel, Punzel, Mengel, Winkel

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Pingel Family Origin

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Pingel Family Occupations

What did your Pingel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pingel family was Boarding House. The most common Pingel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Pingel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pingel.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Boarding House


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Pingel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Pingel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pingel 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 Pingel. 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 Pingel. For the veterans among your Pingel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pingel Life Expectancy

What is the average Pingel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Pingel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Pingel in 1956 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

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