Rings Family History

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Rings Name Meaning

English and German: variant of Ring 1. Perhaps a Rhenish short form of the Latin personal name Quirinus.

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

Similar surnames: Ring, Krings, Frings, Ringe, Pinks, Ris, Zins, Riggs, Rinn, Mingo

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Rings Family Origin

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Rings Family Occupations

What did your Rings ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Laborer and Auditor Of Co. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rings. The most common Rings occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Rings's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rings family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Auditor Of Co.

  • Barber


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

Rings Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rings. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rings 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 435 immigration records available for the last name Rings. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rings. For the veterans among your Rings ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rings Life Expectancy

What is the average Rings lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rings life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rings in 1962 was 72, and 74 in 2004.

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