Bedinger Family History

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Bedinger Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Büdinger, a habitational name for someone from Büdingen in Hesse, so named with the personal name Bodo or Budo + the suffix -inge(n) which denotes belonging, i.e. ‘the people or followers of a man called Bodo’. Today the surname is common around Darmstadt.

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

Similar surnames: Budinger, Medinger, Edinger, Redinger, Beringer, Hedinger, Basinger

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Bedinger Family Origin

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Bedinger Family Occupations

What did your Bedinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bedinger family was Works On Farm. The most common Bedinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Bedinger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bedinger.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Works On Farm


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

Bedinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bedinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bedinger 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 278 immigration records available for the last name Bedinger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 651 military records available for the last name Bedinger. For the veterans among your Bedinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bedinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Bedinger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bedinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Bedinger in 1962 was 60, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bedinger 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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