Inger Family History

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Inger Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from an inflected form of Yiddish ing ‘young’.

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

Similar surnames: Finger, Ingber, Unger, Singer, Engel, Enger, Binger, Zinger, Weinger

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Inger Family Origin

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Inger Family Occupations

What did your Inger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Inger family was Butcher (Beef). Coal Miner, Labourer and Bookseller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Inger. The most common Inger occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 16% of Inger's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Bookseller

  • Butcher (Beef)


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

Inger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Inger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Inger 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 Inger. 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 573 military records available for the last name Inger. For the veterans among your Inger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Inger Life Expectancy

What is the average Inger lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Inger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Inger in 1960 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Inger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Inger 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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