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Fahnestock Name Meaning

German: apparently from Fahnestock, literally ‘flag pole’, but according to family history an altered form of Fahrenstuck (Fahrenstück), which is a topographic name either from Middle Low German vor(n) ‘swamp’, ‘bog’, or from the fused preposition and definite article vorn ‘before the’, ‘in front of the’ + Middle High German stück ‘piece (of land)’, ‘field’.

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


Similar surnames: Fahrenholz, Haverstock, Stock, Bohnsack, Weinstock, Fasick, Binstock

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Fahnestock Family Origin

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Fahnestock Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fahnestock. The most common Fahnestock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Fahnestock's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fahnestock family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Fahnestock Historical Records

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Fahnestock Life Expectancy

What is the average Fahnestock lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Fahnestock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Fahnestock in 1945 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

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