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Ringle Family History

Ringle Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Hringwulf. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name based on hring ‘ring’.German: metonymic occupational name for a ring maker (see Ringler).German: altered spelling of Ringel, an Old Prussian personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Ingle, Dingle, Single, Ringe, Tingle, Ring, Pringle, Finkle, Ringler

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Where is the Ringle family from?

You can see how Ringle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ringle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ringle families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Ringle families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 41% of all the recorded Ringle's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Ringle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ringle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ringle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ringle. 22% of Ringle men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Ringle women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ringle were Clerk and Saleslady.

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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
    22%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    19%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Saleslady
    9%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Ringle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ringle 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 795 immigration records available for the last name Ringle. 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 Ringle. For the veterans among your Ringle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ringle lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ringle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ringle in 1954 was 28, and 81 in 2004.

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