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Fasnacht Family History

Fasnacht Name Meaning
South German and Swiss German: from Fastnacht ‘Shrovetide carnival’, ‘Shrove Tuesday’ (literally ‘fast eve’); probably, like Fasching, it was a nickname for a lively, exuberant person or someone born between Christmas and Lent, in particular on Shrove Tuesday.

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

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7,384 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
904 Military Records
301 Immigration Records
4,368 Census and Voter Lists
19,833 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Fasnacht Families

  • Number of Fasnacht families
     49 - 95
     17 - 48
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fasnacht families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Fasnacht last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Fasnacht census records

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Fasnacht Family Origin

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Fasnacht Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Fasnacht families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Fasnacht

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Fasnacht Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fasnacht census records

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Fasnacht Civil War Service Records

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