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Dingle Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in or near a dingle a small wooded dell or hollow sometimes with a stream running through it from Middle English dingle (Old English dyngel or dyngle) ‘deep hollow narrow valley or gully’. This name is sometimes confused with Dingley . Americanized form of German Dingel or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

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

Similar surnames: Ringle, Single, Tingle, Dingley, Ingle, Swingle, Pingle, Finkle

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Where is the Dingle family from?

You can see how Dingle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dingle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dingle families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 44 Dingle families living in Ontario. This was about 40% of all the recorded Dingle's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Dingle families in 1911.
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What did your Dingle ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Dingle. 20% of Dingle men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Dingle women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dingle were Manager and Student. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
  • Student
  • Labourer
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Dressmaker
  • Teacher
  • Student
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Census Records

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Dingle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dingle 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Dingle. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Dingle. For the veterans among your Dingle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dingle lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Dingle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dingle in 1941 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

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