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Fankhauser Family History

Fankhauser Name Meaning
South German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone living by a Fanghaus, literally ‘capture house’, a building or enclosure in which live animals captured by hunting were kept.

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

93,083 Historical Documents with Fankhauser on Ancestry.com
7,038 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
712 Military Records
454 Immigration Records
4,523 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Fankhauser Families

  • Number of Fankhauser families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Fankhauser last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Fankhauser Family Origin

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Fankhauser Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Fankhauser

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Fankhauser Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fankhauser census records

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Fankhauser Civil War Service Records

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