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Fagin Family History

Fagin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Feigin.

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


Similar surnames: Falin, Kain, Hagin, Fagen, Fain, Feagin, Galin, Hain, Kamin, Rabin

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Where is the Fagin family from?

You can see how Fagin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fagin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fagin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Fagin families living in New Jersey. This was about 29% of all the recorded Fagin's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Fagin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fagin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fagin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fagin. 17% of Fagin men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Fagin women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fagin were Painter and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Painter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fagin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fagin. For the veterans among your Fagin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fagin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Fagin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fagin in 1957 was 21, and 65 in 2004.

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