Ottinger Family History

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Ottinger Name Meaning

German: variant of Otting. German (also Öttinger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name denoting someone from any of the places called Otting or Öttingen, in Swabia, Bavaria, and the French province of Lorraine. Swiss German: variant of Ottiger.

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

Similar surnames: Oettinger, Ettinger, Pottinger, Gettinger, Hottinger, Pettinger

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Ottinger Family Origin

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Ottinger Family Occupations

What did your Ottinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ottinger family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ottinger. The most common Ottinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Ottinger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Ottinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Ottinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ottinger 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 Ottinger. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Ottinger. For the veterans among your Ottinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ottinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Ottinger lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Ottinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ottinger in 1941 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ottinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ottinger 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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