Ponting Family History

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Ponting Name Meaning

German: possibly a variant spelling of Bonting, of uncertain origin.

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


Similar surnames: Prinzing, Nolting, Ponto, Ronning, Ting, Lanting, Anding, Wieting

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Ponting Family Origin

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Ponting Family Occupations

What did your Ponting ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ponting occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Ponting's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ponting family was Heater In Rolling Mill. Farmer, Laborer and County Commission were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ponting.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • County Commission

    13%
  • Heater In Rolling Mill

    13%

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

Ponting Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ponting Life Expectancy

What is the average Ponting lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ponting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ponting in 1946 was 27, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ponting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ponting 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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