Dingle Family History

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Dingle Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living in a small wooded dell or hollow, Middle English dingle (of uncertain origin). There is a district of Liverpool called Dingle. South German: nickname or status name for a smallholder, from Middle High German dingelin ‘smallholding’. Americanized spelling of the old Prussian name Dingel or Dyngele, possibly from Germanic thing ‘legal assembly’.

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

Similar surnames: Ringle, Single, Tingle, Dingley, Ingle, Swingle, Pingle, Finkle

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Dingle Family Origin

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Dingle Family Occupations

What did your Dingle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dingle. 3% of Dingle men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Dingle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dingle were Clay Labourer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
  • General Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Clay Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Private Means

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

Dingle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Dingle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dingle 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Dingle. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Dingle. For the veterans among your Dingle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dingle Life Expectancy

What is the average Dingle lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Dingle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dingle in 1941 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dingle

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