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Moninger Name Meaning

German: possibly a habitational name (Möning) for someone from Möning in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Olinger, Kroninger, Bobinger, Lonsinger, Mensinger, Mundinger

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Where is the Moninger family from?

You can see how Moninger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moninger family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Moninger families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Moninger families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 67% of all the recorded Moninger's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Moninger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Moninger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Moninger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Moninger. 38% of Moninger men worked as a Farmer and 37% of Moninger women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moninger were Broker and Housekeeper.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Broker
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    37%
  • Stenographer
    28%
  • Saleswoman
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Moninger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moninger 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 249 immigration records available for the last name Moninger. 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 637 military records available for the last name Moninger. For the veterans among your Moninger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Moninger lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Moninger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Moninger in 1957 was 57, and 57 in 2004.

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