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


Similar surnames: Fassnacht, Flach, Spach, Harnack, Nacht, Lasch, Schacht, Habenicht

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Fasnacht Family Origin

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Fasnacht Family Occupations

What did your Fasnacht ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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.

Fasnacht Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fasnacht. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fasnacht census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fasnacht. 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 Card

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

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Fasnacht Life Expectancy

What is the average Fasnacht lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Fasnacht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Fasnacht in 1943 was 20, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fasnacht

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fasnacht ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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