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Avinger Surname Meaning

Americanized form of German Ebinger or perhaps of Evinger 2 or Ewinger the latter being a habitational name for someone from a place called Eubigheim (formerly Ewbicken) or from Waging in Bavaria. Compare Evinger

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ebinger, Basinger, Evinger, Salinger, Ardinger, Slinger, Dasinger

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Where is the Avinger family from?

You can see how Avinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Avinger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Avinger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5 Avinger families living in Durham. This was about 56% of all the recorded Avinger's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Avinger families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Avinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Avinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Avinger. 28% of Avinger men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Avinger women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Avinger were Teacher and Cook. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Teacher

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Farmer
  • Student Nurse
  • Cook
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 58 immigration records available for the last name Avinger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 507 military records available for the last name Avinger. For the veterans among your Avinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Avinger lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Avinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Avinger in 1958 was 45, and 61 in 2004.

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