Fecht Family History

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Fecht Name Meaning

German: topographic name from various river and moorland names in North Germany and the Netherlands containing the element fecht.

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


Similar surnames: Hecht, Feucht, Fehn, Mech, Becht, Lucht, Recht, Felch, Focht, Brecht

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Fecht Family Origin

Where is the Fecht family from?

Fecht Family Occupations

What did your Fecht ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Foreman In Brewery

    6%

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

Fecht Historical Records

What Fecht family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Fecht

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fecht. 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 Fecht. For the veterans among your Fecht ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fecht Life Expectancy

What is the average Fecht lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Fecht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Fecht in 1960 was 78, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fecht

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fecht 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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