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Fertig Family History

Fertig Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German vertec ‘skillful’, ‘ready’, ‘prepared’ (German fertig), Old High German fertig, a derivative of vart ‘journey’, ‘expedition’, and so meaning originally ‘ready for an expedition’.

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

59,484 Historical Documents with Fertig on Ancestry.com
14,274 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,505 Military Records
1,568 Immigration Records
8,584 Census and Voter Lists
28,553 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Fertig Families

  • Number of Fertig families
     39 - 76
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fertig families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Fertig last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Fertig census records

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Fertig Family Origin

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Fertig Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Fertig

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Fertig Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fertig census records

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Fertig Civil War Service Records

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