Ringel Family History

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Ringel Name Meaning

from Middle High German ringel, diminutive of rinc, ring ‘ring’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of bone, horn, or ivory rings (see Ring). topographic name for someone who lived in or by a circular plot or settlement, from the same word. metonymic occupational name for a cooper, from Middle Low German ringel ‘tub’.

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

Similar surnames: Riegel, Ringer, Rinkel, Bingel, Lingel, Winkel, Siegel, Singel

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Ringel Family Origin

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Ringel Family Occupations

What did your Ringel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ringel occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Ringel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Ringel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ringel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ringel 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ringel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ringel. For the veterans among your Ringel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ringel Life Expectancy

What is the average Ringel lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ringel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ringel in 1954 was 50, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ringel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ringel 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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