Feemster Family History

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Feemster Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a senior herdsman, from Middle English fee ‘cattle’ + master ‘master’ (see Master).

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


Similar surnames: Fenster, Feimster, Feamster, Jester, Kempster, Register, Bester

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Feemster Family Origin

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Feemster Family Occupations

What did your Feemster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Feemster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Feemster's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Feemster family was Clergyman. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feemster.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Clergyman

    3%

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

Feemster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Feemster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feemster 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 Feemster. 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 Feemster. For the veterans among your Feemster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Feemster Life Expectancy

What is the average Feemster lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Feemster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Feemster in 1958 was 23, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Feemster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Feemster 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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