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Feenstra Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name for someone who lived in a boggy area, a variant of Veenstra.

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


Similar surnames: Veenstra, Hornstra, Tuinstra, Terpstra, Hiemstra, Fenster, Hoekstra

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Feenstra Family Origin

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Feenstra Family Occupations

What did your Feenstra ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Feenstra occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Feenstra's were Farmers. Farmer and Physician were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Feenstra.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Physician

    25%

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

Feenstra Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Feenstra Life Expectancy

What is the average Feenstra lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Feenstra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Feenstra in 1952 was 33, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Feenstra

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Feenstra 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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