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Felty Family History

Felty Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of South German Velte, from a short form of the personal name Valentin (see Valentine).

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

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16,782 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,454 Military Records
353 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Felty Families

  • Number of Felty families
     48 - 93
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Felty families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Felty last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Felty census records

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Felty Family Origin

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Felty Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Felty

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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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Felty Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Felty census records

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Felty Civil War Service Records

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