Ringling Family History

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Ringling Name Meaning

German: diminutive of the metonymic occupational name Ring.

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


Similar surnames: Yingling, Ridling, Rawling, Frieling, Ringen, Siglin, Liebling

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Ringling Family Origin

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Ringling Family Occupations

What did your Ringling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ringling family was Coal Yard. Farmer, Laborer and Pilot On River were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ringling. The most common Ringling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Ringling's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Pilot On River

    14%
  • Coal Yard

    7%

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

Ringling Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ringling Life Expectancy

What is the average Ringling lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ringling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Ringling in 1955 was 49, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ringling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ringling 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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