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Dwenger Name Meaning

North German: from an agent derivative of Middle Low German dwengen ‘to press or oppress’, probably a nickname for a violent person or a torturer.

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


Similar surnames: Denker, Deger, Swinger, Dengler, Wengel, Dinger, Saenger, Zenger

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Dwenger Family Origin

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Dwenger Family Occupations

What did your Dwenger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Catholic Bishop were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dwenger. The most common Dwenger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Dwenger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Catholic Bishop

    20%

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

Dwenger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dwenger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dwenger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dwenger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dwenger. For the veterans among your Dwenger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dwenger Life Expectancy

What is the average Dwenger lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Dwenger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Dwenger in 1954 was 48, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dwenger 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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