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Wasinger Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name for someone from a place called Wasungen in Thuringia.

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

Similar surnames: Dasinger, Basinger, Wallinger, Avinger, Waldinger, Wanninger

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Where is the Wasinger family from?

You can see how Wasinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wasinger family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Wasinger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Wasinger families living in Kansas. This was about 53% of all the recorded Wasinger's in USA. Kansas had the highest population of Wasinger families in 1880.
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What did your Wasinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Helper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wasinger. 29% of Wasinger men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Wasinger women worked as a Helper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wasinger were Carpenter and Waitress. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Helper
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wasinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wasinger 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 231 immigration records available for the last name Wasinger. 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 358 military records available for the last name Wasinger. For the veterans among your Wasinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wasinger lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wasinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Wasinger in 1959 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

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