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Waldinger Family History

Waldinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Walding in Upper Austria. Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Wald ‘forest’ + the suffix -inger.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Baldinger, Wallinger, Waldner, Aldinger, Weininger, Salinger

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Where is the Waldinger family from?

You can see how Waldinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Waldinger family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Waldinger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Waldinger families living in New Jersey. This was about 33% of all the recorded Waldinger's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Waldinger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Waldinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Waldinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Waldinger. 32% of Waldinger men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Waldinger women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Waldinger were Painter and Office Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Clerk
    22%
  • Pharmacist
    16%
  • Painter
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Cleanerhouseworker
    34%
  • Office Clerk
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Waldinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waldinger 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 623 immigration records available for the last name Waldinger. 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 621 military records available for the last name Waldinger. For the veterans among your Waldinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Waldinger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Waldinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Waldinger in 1962 was 44, and 66 in 2004.

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