Fasnacht Family History

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Fasnacht Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: from Fastnacht ‘Shrovetide carnival’, ‘Shrove Tuesday’ (literally ‘fast eve’); probably, like Fasching, it was a nickname for a lively, exuberant person or someone born between Christmas and Lent, in particular on Shrove Tuesday.

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

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Fasnacht Family Origin

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Fasnacht Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fasnacht ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, the most common Fasnacht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Fasnacht's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fasnacht. A less common occupation for the Fasnacht family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Fasnacht | Data not to scale

Fasnacht Historical Records

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Fasnacht Life Expectancy

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