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Redlinger Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Redling in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Redinger, Riedlinger, Remlinger, Reddinger, Herlinger, Rettinger

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Where is the Redlinger family from?

You can see how Redlinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Redlinger family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Redlinger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Redlinger families living in Illinois. This was about 51% of all the recorded Redlinger's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Redlinger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Redlinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Redlinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Redlinger. 37% of Redlinger men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Redlinger women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Redlinger were Machinist and Housekeeper. .

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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
    37%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    34%
  • School Teacher
    23%
  • Teacher
    23%
  • Housekeeper
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Redlinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Redlinger 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 228 immigration records available for the last name Redlinger. 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 452 military records available for the last name Redlinger. For the veterans among your Redlinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Redlinger lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Redlinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Redlinger in 1957 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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