Gingerich Family History

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Gingerich Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Güngerich (see Gingrich).

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


Similar surnames: Gingrich, Gingery, Giegerich, Giger, Jindrich, Gerich, Genrich

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Gingerich Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gingerich name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Gingerich. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    48%

  • Germanic Europe

    27%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    9%

  • France

    4%

  • Norway

    4%

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Gingerich Family Origin

Where is the Gingerich family from?

Gingerich Family Occupations

What did your Gingerich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gingerich occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Gingerich's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gingerich. A less common occupation for the Gingerich family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Gingerich Historical Records

What Gingerich family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Gingerich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gingerich 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 524 immigration records available for the last name Gingerich. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gingerich. For the veterans among your Gingerich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gingerich Life Expectancy

What is the average Gingerich lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Gingerich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Gingerich in 1946 was 55, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gingerich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gingerich 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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