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Ginger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Gingen or Giengen in Württemberg. English: from Middle English gingivere, gyngure, gingere ‘ginger’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in spices, or possibly a nickname for someone with reddish hair or a fiery temperament.

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


Similar surnames: Finger, Ringer, Ganger, Gienger, Winger, Singer, Binger, Linger

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Ginger Family Origin

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Ginger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ginger family was Farm Labourer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ginger. The most common Ginger occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Ginger's were Farmers.

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Ginger Historical Records

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Ginger Life Expectancy

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