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Ringer Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Reinger, Rainger, composed of the Germanic elements ragin ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’. English: occupational name for a maker of rings (see Ring 1) or for a bell ringer, from Middle English ring(en) ‘to ring’, Old English hringan. German: occupational name for a turner, someone who made objects by rotating them on a lathe or wheel.

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


Similar surnames: Ringel, Winger, Ranger, Ringen, Rinier, Rinker, Ginger, Minger

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Ringer Family Origin

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Ringer Family Occupations

What did your Ringer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ringer family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ringer. The most common Ringer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Ringer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

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Ringer Historical Records

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Ringer Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Ringer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Ringer in 1945 was 25, and 78 in 2004.

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