Possinger Family History

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Possinger Name Meaning

altered form of German Pösinger, a habitational name for someone from Pösing in Bavaria, or Bössinger, a habitational name for someone from Bissingen near Ludwigsburg (earlier Bussingen) or from Baisingen (earlier Bössingen). German (Pössinger): habitational name for someone from Pösingen in the Upper Palatinate.

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

Similar surnames: Pollinger, Dissinger, Messinger, Pottinger, Pensinger, Essinger

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Possinger Family Origin

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Possinger Family Occupations

What did your Possinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Possinger. 18% of Possinger men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Possinger women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Possinger were Farmer and Blocker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Truck Driver
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • 00
  • Blocker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Possinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 954 census records available for the last name Possinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Possinger 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 58 immigration records available for the last name Possinger. 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 342 military records available for the last name Possinger. For the veterans among your Possinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Possinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Possinger lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Possinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Possinger in 1963 was 86, and 63 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Possinger 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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