Dinger Family History

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Dinger Name Meaning

German: occupational name from Middle High German dingære, Middle Low German dinger ‘judge’, ‘arbiter’.

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

Similar surnames: Finger, Pinger, Ginger, Singer, Ringer, Binger, Lingel, Deger, Rinner

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Dinger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Dinger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Dinger. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Norway


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Dinger Family Origin

Where is the Dinger family from?

Dinger Family Occupations

What did your Dinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dinger occupation in Canada was Studemt. 67% of Dinger's were Studemts. Studemt and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dinger.

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  • Studemt

  • Farmer


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

Dinger Historical Records

What Dinger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Dinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dinger 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dinger. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Dinger. For the veterans among your Dinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Dinger lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dinger in 1944 was 68, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dinger 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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