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Fedde Name Meaning

German (Frisian): from a short form of Feddercke, Frisian form of the personal name Friedrich.

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

Similar surnames: Fede, Fedder, Radde, Goedde, Hidde, Wedde, Felde, Edds, Herde, Hedden

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Where is the Fedde family from?

You can see how Fedde families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fedde family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Fedde families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Fedde families living in Indiana. This was about 37% of all the recorded Fedde's in the USA. Indiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Fedde families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fedde surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fedde ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Fedde. 60% of Fedde men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Painter
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fedde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fedde census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 451 immigration records available for the last name Fedde. 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 226 military records available for the last name Fedde. For the veterans among your Fedde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fedde lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Fedde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fedde in 1958 was 62, and 85 in 2004.

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