Ringen Family History

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Ringen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the Germanic personal names Reingard or Reingoud, based on ragin ‘advice’, ‘counsel’. Norwegian: habitational name from Ringen, a common farm name in southeastern Norway, from Old Norse ringr ‘ring’, ‘circle’ describing a feature of the landscape, such as a lake.

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

Similar surnames: Ringer, Bingen, Ringe, Regen, Lingen, Ringle, Tingen, Ricken, Ringel

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Ringen Family Origin

Where is the Ringen family from?

Ringen Family Occupations

What did your Ringen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ringen family was Clerk. The most common Ringen occupation in the UK was Master Lighterman Employing 12 Men. 50% of Ringen's were Master Lighterman Employing 12 Mens. Master Lighterman Employing 12 Men and Carpenter Joiner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ringen.

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  • Master Lighterman Employing 12 Men

  • Carpenter Joiner

  • Clerk


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

Ringen Historical Records

What Ringen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ringen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ringen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Ringen

Passenger List

There are 906 immigration records available for the last name Ringen. 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 Ringen. For the veterans among your Ringen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ringen Life Expectancy

What is the average Ringen lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ringen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ringen in 1957 was 36, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ringen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ringen 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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