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Ingersoll Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Inkersall in Derbyshire, recorded in the 13th century as Hinkershil(l) and Hinkreshill. The final element is Old English hyll ‘hill’. The first may be the Old Norse personal name Ingvarr or an Old English byname Hynkere meaning ‘limper’. Ekwall suggests that it may represent a contracted version of Old English higna æcer ‘monks’ field’.

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


Similar surnames: Ingerson, Underhill, Gorrell, Anderson, Iverson, Enderson, Ingold

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Ingersoll Family Origin

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Ingersoll Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farrier

    17%
  • Interest Of Money

    17%
  • Nurse

    17%

In 1881, Farmer, Farrier and Interest Of Money were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ingersoll. A less common occupation for the Ingersoll family was Nurse. The most common Ingersoll occupation in the UK was Farmer. 33% of Ingersoll's were Farmers.

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Ingersoll Historical Records

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Ingersoll Life Expectancy

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