Ging Family History

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Ging Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: unexplained. Irish: reduced form of McGing, a variant of McGinn, from a dialect pronunciation of Gaelic -inn as -ing.

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

Similar surnames: Ring, Going, Ginn, King, Ying, Gang, Finn, Gring, Ting, Ping

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Ging Family Origin

Where is the Ging family from?

Ging Family Occupations

What did your Ging ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ging family was General Lab. Labourer, Cot Mule Minder and Farm Serv were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ging. The most common Ging occupation in the UK was Labourer. 22% of Ging's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Cot Mule Minder

  • Farm Serv

  • General Lab


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

Ging Historical Records

What Ging family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ging. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ging 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ging. 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 37,000 military records available for the last name Ging. For the veterans among your Ging ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ging Life Expectancy

What is the average Ging lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ging life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Ging in 1963 was 75, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ging

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ging 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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