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Fenske Family History

Fenske Name Meaning
German form of a Slavic personal name equivalent to Vincent (e.g. Polish Winzenz) or Vaclav (Polish Waclaw; Czech Veceslav, Václav; see Vacek).

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

54,313 Historical Documents with Fenske on Ancestry.com
16,130 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,942 Military Records
1,611 Immigration Records
10,754 Census and Voter Lists
23,876 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Fenske Families

  • Number of Fenske families
     38 - 74
     13 - 37
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fenske families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Fenske families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Fenske Family Origin

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Fenske Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Fenske

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Fenske Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fenske census records

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Fenske Civil War Service Records

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