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Ingle Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Ingel Ingald Ingold (Old Norse Ingialdr Ingœld itself apparently borrowed from the Old English Ingeld a name of ancient Germanic origin consisting of an intensive prefix in- + geld- ‘reward forfeit’). English: from the Middle English personal name Ingulf representing either Old Norse Ingólfr Ingulf or its ancient Germanic cognate Ingenwulf introduced to England by the Normans; the first element is derived from an ancient Germanic heroic name and the second is ‘wolf’. As a surname it either died out or was absorbed by Ingle and its variants. Americanized form of German Ingel: from a short form of any of several ancient Germanic personal names formed with Ing- (see 1 above). The surname Ingel is very rare in Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Ringle, Single, Inge, Dingle, Angle, Ingold, Idle, Finkle, Tingle

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Where is the Ingle family from?

You can see how Ingle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ingle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ingle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 443 Ingle families living in Yorkshire. This was about 34% of all the recorded Ingle's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Ingle families in 1891.
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What did your Ingle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Ingle. 12% of Ingle men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Ingle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ingle were Farm Labourer and Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Agricultural Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Ingle. 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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There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Ingle. For the veterans among your Ingle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ingle lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ingle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Ingle in 1943 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

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