Ringhofer Family History

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Ringhofer Name Meaning

German: ostensibly a habitational name but possibly an altered form of the Germanic personal name Ringulf, composed of ring ‘ring’ (see Ring) + (w)ulf ‘wolf’.

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

Similar surnames: Ringer, Longhofer, Richer, Ringel, Ingber, Fringer, Ginger, Ringe

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Ringhofer Family Origin

Where is the Ringhofer family from?

Ringhofer Family Occupations

What did your Ringhofer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farming and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ringhofer. 14% of Ringhofer men worked as a Farming and 20% of Ringhofer women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ringhofer were Painter and Contametor Yan

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farming
  • Butcher
  • Janitor
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Boakkeeper
  • Contametor Yan

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ringhofer Historical Records

What Ringhofer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 465 census records available for the last name Ringhofer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ringhofer 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 178 immigration records available for the last name Ringhofer. 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 229 military records available for the last name Ringhofer. For the veterans among your Ringhofer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ringhofer Life Expectancy

What is the average Ringhofer lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Ringhofer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Ringhofer in 1964 was 81, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ringhofer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ringhofer 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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