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Bingaman Surname Meaning

Americanized form of German Bingemann: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Bingen or Bingum or a topographic name from Middle High German binge ‘trench’ applied also to a kettle-shaped depression or a collapsed shaft in a mine. Compare Bingeman .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Klingaman, Bingman, Brugman, Tangeman, Lineman, Bingham, Branaman

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Where is the Bingaman family from?

You can see how Bingaman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bingaman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bingaman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 11 Bingaman families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Bingaman's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Bingaman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bingaman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bingaman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bingaman. 23% of Bingaman men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Bingaman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bingaman were Salesman and Teacher. .

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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

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Teacher
    8%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Bingaman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bingaman 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 458 immigration records available for the last name Bingaman. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bingaman. For the veterans among your Bingaman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bingaman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Bingaman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bingaman in 1940 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

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