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Tingen Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Düngen, from a short form of the personal name Anton(ius) (see Anthony).

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


Similar surnames: Ringen, Lingen, Tippen, Winge, Tieken, Linge, Tannen, Tingey, Tigges

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Where is the Tingen family from?

You can see how Tingen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tingen family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Tingen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 50 Tingen families living in North Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Tingen's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Tingen families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tingen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tingen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tingen. 42% of Tingen men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Tingen women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tingen were Farming 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
    42%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Farming
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    43%
  • Housewife
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tingen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tingen 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 110 immigration records available for the last name Tingen. 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 936 military records available for the last name Tingen. For the veterans among your Tingen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tingen lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Tingen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Tingen in 1955 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

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