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Redinger Name Meaning

German Luxembourgish and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Redingen in Luxembourg. This surname is very rare in Luxembourg.

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


Similar surnames: Redlinger, Bedinger, Reidinger, Riedinger, Ridinger, Medinger

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Where is the Redinger family from?

You can see how Redinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Redinger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Redinger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Redinger families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 40% of all the recorded Redinger's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Redinger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Redinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Redinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Redinger. 28% of Redinger men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Redinger women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Redinger were Mechanic and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Mechanic
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    24%
  • Housework
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Maid
    8%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Redinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Redinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 566 immigration records available for the last name Redinger. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Redinger. For the veterans among your Redinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Redinger lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Redinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Redinger in 1941 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

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