Denger Family History

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Denger Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Tengen or Hohentengen in Baden-Württemberg, or from Tiengen or Teningen, also in Baden-Württemberg, which were earlier called Dengen and Tengen respectively. dialect variant of Dienger, a habitational name for someone from Oberding or Unterding in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Denner, Enger, Senger, Danger, Deger, Wenger, Eger, Dunner, Fenger

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Denger Family Origin

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Denger Family Occupations

What did your Denger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Denger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Denger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Denger family was K Saloon. Farmer, Carpenter and Grocer Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denger.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Grocer Merchant

  • K Saloon


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

Denger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Denger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denger 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 499 immigration records available for the last name Denger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 461 military records available for the last name Denger. For the veterans among your Denger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Denger Life Expectancy

What is the average Denger lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Denger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Denger in 1957 was 58, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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